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Peninsula Faces Energy Crisis

28 Mar 2017

This week the Hazelwood Power Station will shutdown in the Latrobe Valley due to policy decisions by the Andrews Labor Government. Hazelwood represents 22 per cent of Victoria’s power generation and 1000 jobs, providing affordable and reliable power to homes and businesses.

Parliament

Pallas - Genius at Spin, Failure as Treasurer

23 Mar 2017

Just six days ago the Victorian Treasurer issued yet another of his self-serving and selective media releases that we have come to know only too well. The release was issued following extremely disappointing labour force figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Parliament

Pilot Boats and Jet Skis

22 Mar 2017

I must say I thought the representative of the boating capital of Victoria, the member for Essendon, might have got his pilots confused when he was doing his research, but he got to the right sort eventually.

Mornington

The Pillars - Time to Fix the Problem

23 Feb 2017

This morning I presented a petition from residents of the Mornington electorate seeking action from the Andrews government to resolve a problem I have raised in this house before — management of the out-of-control level of visitation to The Pillars on the Mount Martha coast.

News

Letter to the Editor

16 Feb 2017

Dear Editor,

We're two weeks away from summer's end with storages near 70 per cent full, yet Daniel Andrews still hopes to pump in 50GL from his faulty desal plant.

Parliament

Dr Peter Frost

08 Feb 2017

I rise this morning to acknowledge the retirement of the chief executive officer of the Victorian Auditor-General’s Office, Dr Peter Frost.