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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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Back to work and back in business

Our Plan to get Victoria Back to Work and Back in Business sets out how the State Government can help Victorians secure their personal finances, rebuild local economies, build better communities and keep their families safe. It’s a business-led, jobs-led plan for action to help Victoria rebuild from the damage done by COVID-19 to our jobs, our communities and our lives. Click here for more information.

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Bringing Manufacturing Home

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed weaknesses in Victoria’s essential goods supply chain. We’ve had to import testing kits and protective equipment from China. Responding to the pandemic, we have an opportunity to bring manufacturing home to Victoria; creating local jobs and securing local supply chains. That’s why the Liberal Nationals propose the current State Government establish a $1 billion Bringing Manufacturing Home Fund. Another idea to get Victoria back to work and back in business.

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Proposed Retirement Village, Kunyung Road, Mount Eliza

The following letter was sent to all households in the 3930 postcode. The advertising period for this application expires on 15th May however the Council have confirmed that late submissions, up to the time the application is determined, will be taken into consideration. I am writing to draw your attention to a town planning application to redevelop the former Mount Eliza Business School site in Kunyung Road, Mount Eliza, into a retirement village. I have

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COVID-19 Electorate Office Announcement

During these unprecedented times, we have unfortunately had to temporarily close the electorate office, however, we are working remotely. Should you need assistance with any issue please feel free to get in touch on 03 5975 4799 or at david.morris@parliament.vic.gov.au It’s important that we follow directions from government to maintain social distancing and to avoid activities that risks the spread of Coronavirus. Please see below some useful links. For more information on financial assistance:https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/subjects/affected-coronavirus-covid-19 For

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Business Support during COVID-19 FACT SHEET

This fact sheet provides information regarding the support available to businesses in response to the disruption caused by COVID-19. It is organised into the following sections: Section 1. Federal Government Support – page 1Section 2. Victorian Government Support – page 5Section 3. Other Support – page 7Section 4. Restrictions on Operations – page 8

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