Media & Speeches


Mornington Peninsula Planning

14 Nov 2017

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (15:40:13) — For almost 40 years the green break between Mount Eliza and Mornington has endured, but not without challenge. Only two weeks ago the trustees of the RM Ansett Trust advertised for expressions of interest for the remaining 22.3 hectares of land from Sir Reginald's estate. The land is zoned green wedge...


Mount Eliza Green Wedge

02 Nov 2017

The Mount Eliza Green Wedge is once again under threat.
Proposals have been recently invited for 22.3 Ha of land on the corner of Kunyung Road and
Albatross Ave, Mount Eliza. Material prepared by Ernst and Young Real Estate describes
the property as ”…one of the last available green-wedge land bank sites on...


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 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...


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. 


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...


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.