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In Parliament

 

Adjournment - Cyclist Safety

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — The matter I wish to raise this evening in the adjournment debate is for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety, and the action I seek from the minister is that he arrange for a weekly magnetic sweep of Yarra Boulevard in Kew. What has been occurring for over some 18 ...
  Thursday, 8 October 2015

Government Performance

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — I grieve for the state of the Labor Party, and I grieve for the Andrews Labor government, because the Andrews Labor government has become afflicted by chaos and dysfunction that we could not possibly have imagined 10 months ago, when they were elected! In 10 short months ...
  Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (No Jab, No Play) Bill 2015

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — It is my pleasure to speak on this important piece of legislation for the betterment of all Victorian children. This bill to an extent corresponds with my philosophy and the philosophy of the Liberal Party because it concerns the sort of society we want to see in Victoria. ...
  Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Adjournment - Boroondara Precinct 74

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — My adjournment matter this evening is for the Minister for Planning. The action I seek from the minister is that he begin a planning amendment process in precinct 74, which is in Balwyn, in the City of Boroondara. Precinct 74 is currently zoned general residential, and ...
  Thursday, 17 September 2015

Constituency Questions

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — (Question 1090) My question is to the Minister for Planning, and it relates to Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal approval of a five‑storey building at the Kew Cottages site abuttingthe Willsmere estate. I ask: will the minister write to Heritage Victoria in order ...
  Thursday, 17 September 2015

Matters of Public Importance -Education Funding

Education fundingMr T. SMITH (Kew) — It is a pleasure to rise to speak on the member for Monbulk’s matter of public importance.Honourable membersinterjecting.Mr T. SMITH — It pleases me greatly that so many of my friends on the opposite side of the house are here to listen to my ...
  Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Guide Dogs Victoria - Adjournment Debate

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — My matter is for the attention of the Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing. The matter concerns Guide Dogs Victoria and in particular the Fix Our Digs campaign, recently raised in the Progress Leader and committed to by the Leader of the Opposition when he visited ...
  Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Members Statements - Guide Dogs Victoria

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — It is my pleasure to advise the house that last week the Leader of the Opposition visited Guide Dogs Victoria in Kew and pledged $2.5 million for the rebuilding of the Arnold Cook centre. This is great news for guide dogs, visually impaired people and the Kew electorate. ...
  Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Members Statements - Kew Electorate Road Death

Mr T. SMITH — I also raise a very sad issue. On Saturday a teenager was killed at Yarra Boulevard in my electorate. I went for a run that morning and happened to run past the crash site. It was simply horrible. When you see 16‑year‑old kids being killed in car crashes around the corner from ...
  Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Local Government

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — It is my pleasure to speak on this ministerial statement about local government. There has not been a ministerial statement in this place since February 2011 under the previous government. We have ministers statements interrupting question time regularly, but we have never ...
  Wednesday, 19 August 2015