Parliament

Banning Plastic Supermarket Bags

13 Aug 2019

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (13:32:16): It is a pleasure to rise to open the debate on behalf of the coalition on the  Environment   Protection  Amendment Bill 2019 which, as the long title tells us, is a bill to amend the  Environment   Protection  Act 1970 to prohibit the provision of certain plastic...

Parliament

State Budget 2019

20 Jun 2019

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (16:21:53): Just listening to the member for Nepean, I think two points come to mind. He said something about there having not been an ALP member of Parliament on the peninsula for a century or so. Apparently he does not know David Hassett, who was the member...

Mornington

Queens Birthday Honours 2019

20 Jun 2019

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (09:47:17): I rise today to congratulate five citizens of the Mornington electorate who were recognised for their service to the community in the Queen’s Birthday honours.

Mornington

Traffic Congestion – Racecourse Rd and Morningtton Tyabb Road

29 May 2019

MR MORRIS (Mornington) (09:48:23): Since Peninsula Link opened in early 2013 traffic volumes on many nearby local roads have increased significantly.

While the design allowed the horrendous bottleneck at Frankston to be avoided, and that was most welcome, there was considerable disruption to established traffic patterns.

Mornington

Are the Main St Traffic Counts Really Accurate?

02 May 2019

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (17:17): (541) I raise a matter for the Minister for Roads, and the action I am seeking from the minister is that she direct VicRoads to undertake an analysis of the traffic signal detector counts for the intersection of the Nepean Highway and Main Street, Mornington, recorded...

Parliament

Victoria’s Waste Crisis

01 May 2019

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (14:32): From the party that preferences the Greens ahead of anyone else just about every time that is quite an amazing exposition.

I grieve for the state of the waste and resource recovery sector in the state of Victoria and particularly for the people and indeed for...