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Month: September 2020

The Mornington Peninsula is NOT Metropolitan Melbourne – Members Statement

It’s no secret that Victorian Labor have little time for the people of the Mornington Peninsula. They have held Government for 17 of the last 21 years and we have become only too used to living with  failing infrastructure and under funded services despite strong population growth. But we have reached a new low in recent weeks, and Labor’s contempt has been plain to see since the Stage 3 Restrictions were re-introduced at the start

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Premier, Reclassify the Mornington Peninsula – Adjournment

I raise a matter for the Premier. The action I seek is that the Premier immediately take any and all actions required to reclassify the Mornington Peninsula from metropolitan to regional for the purposes of the Government’s roadmap to re-opening. I also foreshadow that at a subsequent time I will be requesting that the Government reclassify the Peninsula from metropolitan to regional for all purposes. I make tonights request for two reasons.Firstly, the Mornington Peninsula

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State of Emergency – If You Believe in Democracy You Must Not Support an Unconditional Extension

MR MORRIS (Mornington) (11:26): The Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (State of Emergency Extension and Other Matters) Bill 2020—a rather benign title for such a draconian piece of legislation—is a bill the like of which if it has not been seen before in this state certainly has not been seen since the Eureka rebellion. It is a bill that amounts to an effective suppression of democracy in this state. A bill that cements the executive authority

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