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Merry Christmas

20 Dec 2018

Wishing all Mornington Constituents a safe and merry Christmas with loved ones, and a prosperous 2019!

 

Our office will be closed from the 21st of December 2018 and will re-open on the 7th of January 2019.

Mornington

Morris calls for Kaufland decision to be made by Shire

19 Dec 2018

Mornington MP David Morris has used the very first sitting day of the new Parliament to call on the Minister for Planning to abandon his hand-picked committee set up to deal with the controversial Kaufland supermarket proposal and return planning powers for the site to Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Mornington

Main Street Traffic – New Counts Needed

06 Sep 2018

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (17:13:47) —  I raise a matter this evening for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety, and the action I am seeking from the minister is that he direct VicRoads to immediately undertake a tube traffic count in the southern section of Main Street, Mornington, and to transmit the...

Mornington

Labor Refuses Peninsula Landscape Protection

08 Aug 2018

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) — When I first entered this Parliament almost 12 years ago, one of my first statements identified the threat that the Bracks’ government's planning policies posed to the distinctive character of the Mornington Peninsula.

More than a decade on, nothing has changed.

Parliament

A New Local Government Act? – Debate shut down!

21 Jun 2018

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (16:09:05) — I too rise to oppose the adjournment of debate on this bill.

As I made clear in my opening remarks in the second-reading debate, this is a very detailed bill. The heft of the bill indicates the size of it: 409 clauses, 119 consequential amendments plus four principal acts...

Parliament

A New Local Government Act?

19 Jun 2018

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) — It is a pleasure to rise this evening to open the debate on behalf of the opposition on the Local Government Bill 2018.

The bill is intended to give effect to section 74A(1) of the Constitution Act 1975. Of course, as all members will be aware, that is the section...