Parliament

MEMBERS STATEMENTS – BLACKS CAMP AND BITTERN PRESCHOOLS

Wednesday, 14th August 2019 Ms GARRETT (Eastern Victoria) (09:55): Recently I had the opportunity to celebrate the upgraded facilities at two preschools in my electorate. Blacks Camp Preschool in Somerville and Bittern Preschool both received funding as part of the Inclusive Kindergartens Facilities Program. I..

MEMBERS STATEMENTS – ASH MILL

Tuesday, 13th August 2019 Ms GARRETT (Eastern Victoria) (13:30): I was delighted to recently take a tour of the Australian Sustainable Hardwoods—or, as it is known, ASH—timber mill, located in Heyfield in East Gippsland. I would like to make a special mention of the managing..

STATEMENT TO A BILL – DISMISSAL OF SHIRE OF SOUTH GIPPSLAND

Wednesday, 19th June 2019 Ms GARRETT (Eastern Victoria) (17:51): Again it is bittersweet to stand up and speak on a bill like this. Obviously the council, the Shire of South Gippsland, has got to such a stage of dysfunction that it has let the community..

CONDOLENCE MOTION – HON. DANIEL ERIC KENT, OAM

Tuesday, 4th June 2019 Ms GARRETT (Eastern Victoria) (12:26):‘Eric loved his family and served his community’. This first line of the Honourable Daniel Eric Kent’s obituary seems like such a simple statement, an obvious statement, but it represents so much love and so much work…

MEMBERS STATEMENTS – FISH STOCKS

Thursday, 21 March 2019 Ms GARRETT (Eastern Victoria) (09:50:51): I would like to raise a story that is very fishy in my electorate. Last week in Sale, on behalf of the fabulous Minister Pulford, I was delighted to help release 875 Australian bass fingerlings into..

MEMBERS STATEMENTS – DROUIN LIBRARY

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 Ms GARRETT (Eastern Victoria) (18:16:48): In this digital age the roles of libraries are changing, and thanks to a major renovation the Drouin library will be able to serve the community in this modern age. The building has had a $275..

CONDOLENCE MOTION – THE HON. WILLIAM ALBERT LANDERYOU

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 Ms GARRETT (Eastern Victoria) (14:20:19): As I look around this place—this very ornate chamber that we are all privileged to sit in—I know that it has seen its fair share of history and towering figures who have made their mark here..

MEMBERS STATEMENTS – AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW

Wednesday, 6 March 2019 Ms GARRETT (Eastern Victoria) (09:59:42): It was a delight, in my capacity as Parliamentary Secretary for Jobs, to attend on several occasions the extraordinary, spectacular Victorian air show. Once again Victoria has delivered an incredible international event at Avalon. Hundreds of..

MEMBERS STATEMENTS – VICTORIAN BUSHFIRES

Tuesday, 5 March 2019 Ms GARRETT (Eastern Victoria) (15:23:30): I am pleased to follow on from my colleague Ms Shing in paying tribute to all of the community members and emergency services personnel who have been dealing with the horrendous fires that have been raging..

MEMBERS STATEMENTS – 2009 VICTORIAN BUSHFIRES

Wednesday, 6 February 2019 Ms GARRETT (Eastern Victoria) (18:09:09): Today we weep for all that was lost on that fateful day, and we stand as one with those who have suffered so very much. We draw inspiration from the extraordinary courage of so many during..

MEMBERS STATEMENTS – GOVERNMENT ACHIEVEMENTS

Tuesday, 5 February 2019 Ms GARRETT (Eastern Victoria) (15:37:22): I am delighted to rise in this place in my new role as member for Eastern Metropolitan Region in Victoria. I would also like to extend congratulations particularly to the new members of this place and..

Sydney Road, Brunswick, cyclist safety

Various stakeholders and cycling groups have been proposing and lobbying for extreme changes to be made in infrastructure, for the safer sharing of Sydney Road

Brunswick Secondary College

Our election commitment to Brunswick Secondary College is an important commitment to the people of Brunswick and we are proud to have delivered it in our first year of Government.

Local speed limits

Responding to community concerns regarding speed limits in the Brunswick Area.

Pascoe Vale South Primary School

The petitioners therefore request that the Legislative Assembly of Victoria support the provision of funding for new school buildings at Pascoe Vale South Primary School.

Brunswick electorate, safety of Nicholson Street

My constituency question is to the Minister for Roads and Road Safety on behalf of concerned residents of Brunswick, who have raised concern about the safety of Nicholson Street where it intersects with Albion Street near the Brunswick East Primary School.

Sport Funding

Ms GARRETT (Minister for Emergency Services) — It is fantastic to see the great work the Andrews Labor government is doing for community sports in my local electorate of Brunswick. We know that community sport brings us together — it is part of the fabric of our diverse..

Road Safety Amendment, Private Car Parks Bill 2015

Ms GARRETT (Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation) — I move: That this bill be now read a second time. Speech as follows incorporated into Hansard under sessional orders: This bill will meet the government’s commitment to protect Victorians from the unfair and misleading practices..