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Parliament

Compensation Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

01 Nov 2017

Mr MORRIS (Mornington)  — I am pleased to rise to make what I anticipate will be some relatively brief comments about the Compensation Legislation Amendment Bill 2017. While there are two substantive matters that are affected by the bill, it is pretty straightforward. I think there are only eight clauses...

Mornington

Mornington Tyabb Road

31 Oct 2017

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) - I raise a question for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety, in particular with regard to Mornington-Tyabb Road running between the Nepean Highway and Peninsula Link, although there are two distinct sections, essentially from Nepean Highway to Moorooduc Highway and then from Moorooduc Highway to...

Parliament

Voluntary Assisted Dying

18 Oct 2017

Mr MORRIS — The debate on the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 is not unprecedented; it is certainly unusual. It is a significant event in the life of this Parliament, and if the bill passes, it will be a significant event in the history of the state. 

Parliament

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...

News

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...