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Portarlington Ferry – At what cost?

18 Oct 2017

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) - My question is for the Treasurer.

 

On 16 November last the Minister for Water announced the continuation of the ferry service from Portarlington to Docklands. Despite making the announcement the minister has indicated in response to a question that this is not a matter for...

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Letter to the Editor - Worksafe Legislation

04 Oct 2017

Dear Editor,
I read with interest the comments from Mark Gepp in Wednesday’s
‘Sunraysia Daily’ regarding recent changes to Worksafe legislation. Mr
Gepp apparently feels so strongly about these changes that he was
compelled to put pen to paper.

Parliament

An Energy Plan to Bring the Economy to its Knees

19 Sep 2017

Mr MORRIS (Mornington)—I am pleased to join the debate on this renewable energy bill.

I might just comment in passing that in fact the abbreviation ‘NB’ does not refer to ‘note before’. It refers to ‘nota bene’ which, as you indicate Acting Speaker McGuire...

Mornington

Frank Winter

19 Sep 2017

Mr MORRIS (Mornington)—I rise this afternoonto mark the passing of Frank Winter, who sadly lost his battle for life in August.

 

Frank was a Liberal stalwart in the best sense of the word. If there was a job to be done, Frank...

Mornington

Time for Wilsons Rd Lights

19 Sep 2017

Mr MORRIS (Mornington)— I raise an adjournment matter this evening for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety.

 

In raising this matter I am asking the minister to take such action as is necessary to advance the construction of traffic signals...

Parliament

The Scourge of Prescription Drug Abuse

07 Sep 2017

MR MORRIS (Mornington) — The abuse of prescription drugs is of course not a new problem. Indeed it was one of the very first issues that I had to confront as a new member of Parliament, and I am sure it had been going on for decades, if not centuries, before...

Parliament

Minister Uninformed on Peninsula Planning Issues

23 Aug 2017

I raise a matter for the Minister for Planning, and the action I seek is that he take immediate action to ensure that his recent changes to the general residential zone within the Mornington Peninsula planning scheme are suspended until such time as the Mornington Peninsula Housing and Settlement Strategy...