Parliament

Sydney Road, Brunswick, Cyclist Safety

Ms GARRETT (Minister for Emergency Services) — On 27 February our community experienced a tragic event when the life of a local Brunswick resident, Alberto ‘Albie’ Paulon, was taken in a horrific accident as he was cycling on Sydney Road with his partner. Cycling is a very important..

Condolences, Hon. Joan Elizabeth Kirner, AC

Ms GARRETT (Minister for Emergency Services) — It is an extraordinary pleasure to rise today to pay tribute to a woman who had an extraordinary career, made a huge contribution and has left a lasting legacy across this state and more broadly. Joan Kirner was an exceptional..

Wick Studios

Relaunch of Wick Studios in Brunswick

Brunswick Secondary College

Ms GARRETT — The other great news for the local community in Brunswick is that there will be a special relationship between students from Brunswick Secondary College and Wick Studios to help students gain the skills they need when the school gets the $10 million refurbishment committed to..

Emergency Services

Ms Garrett (Minister for Emergency Services) — I stand with colleagues on this side of the house and I grieve for the people of Victoria. I grieve that shadow Treasurer Michael ‘Side Deal’ O’Brien thinks he can lecture this side of the house about economic responsibility,..

Australian Pensioners Voice

Jane is concerned with the continual increase in council rates squeezing pensioners, who are already financially burdened.

FAMILY VIOLENCE PROTECTION AMENDMENT BILL 2014

Ms GARRETT (Brunswick) — I am pleased to rise on behalf of my community to make a contribution to the debate on the Family Violence Protection Amendment Bill 2014. As we have heard from previous speakers and from a lot of the debate and discussion..

Disability accomodation

Jane calls for an urgent response to the need for better disability care and services for a constituent of hers Alexander Curotte.

CRIMES AMENDMENT (SEXUAL OFFENCES AND OTHER MATTERS) BILL 2014

Ms GARRETT (Brunswick) — I am pleased to  rise to make a contribution  to the debate on  the Crimes Amendment  (Sexual Offences and Other  Matters) Bill 2014, and especially to follow my colleague the member for Ivanhoe. We were  both members  of the  Law Reform ..

JUSTICE LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (CONFISCATION AND OTHER MATTERS) BILL 2014

Labor welcome the reforms regarding unexplained wealth. We believe they will make a difference in terms of dealing with criminal activity, deterring further criminal activity and providing a significant morale boost for those on the front line fighting that activity.

Moreland City Football Club

A statement on the exciting announcement that a future Labor government will upgrade sports facilities for the Moreland City Football Club at Campbell Reserve in Coburg to the tune of $500 000.

CRIMES AMENDMENT (ABOLITION OF DEFENSIVE HOMICIDE) BILL 2014

Ms GARRETT (Brunswick) — I am pleased  to rise on behalf of  my electorate to make  a contribution on  the Crimes Amendment (Abolition  of Defensive Homicide) Bill 2014. As previous speakers have stated, Labor does not oppose this bill. As the house is aware, the..

East West Link

The East West link is a project that angers the members of Brunswick and members of the Labor Party. The coalition government is trying to ram this project through in the shadow of the writs, and it is a complete and utter disgrace. Jane calls on the government to take the project to the upcoming election.

MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT MH17

Jane Garrett, along with the Legislative Assembly, mourns the lives lost in the MH17 tragedy and gives her condolences to all that lost loved ones.