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Cr Jim Parke - Members Statements

Thursday, 16 November 2017 Assembly 1Mr T. SMITH (Kew) (10:05:05) — I rise this morning to congratulate Jim Parke on his re‑election as the mayor of Boroondara. Mr Parke was previously a mayor of Boroondara, and he was elected last week in a special ceremony at the Camberwell town ...
  Thursday, 16 November 2017

East-west Link - Members Statements

Thursday, 16 November 2017 Assembly 1Mr T. SMITH — In the time that I have remaining, I wish to condemn the Andrews Labor government again for the decision to tear up the east–west link contract and spend $1.2 billion of taxpayers money not to build the most important ...
  Thursday, 16 November 2017

North-east Link - Members Statements

Thursday, 16 November 2017 Assembly 1Mr T. SMITH — It pleases me that the Minister for Roads and Road Safety is in the chamber to hear this statement, because my residents are extremely concerned about the lack of consultation that is going on about the proposed north‑east link, ...
  Thursday, 16 November 2017

Battle of Beersheba commemoration - Members Statement

Battle of Beersheba commemorationMr T. SMITH (Kew) (13:35:45) — I rise to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba, and I recognise in the gallery this afternoon the head of the Zionism Federation of Australia, Dr Danny Lamm. The Australian‑led victory at Beersheba on this ...
  Tuesday, 31 October 2017

PAEC Budget Estimates 2016-17 - Statements on reports

Public Accounts and Estimates Committee: budget estimates 2016–17Mr T. SMITH (Kew) (10:29:24) — I rise to speak on the report on the 2016–17 budget estimates, particularly on the government’s election promises and, in this case, the broken promise of ‘No more asbestos ...
  Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 - Second reading

Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 - Second readingMr T. SMITH (Kew) (22:05:10) — It is a difficult thing we are doing this evening in debating the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017. I know that there are very heartfelt views on both sides of the chamber, and indeed within parliamentary ...
  Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Political Donations - Matters of Public Importance

Political donations Matters of Public Importance 20 September 2017Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — It is my pleasure to follow the ill‑informed and indeed misled member for Mordialloc on this important matter of public importance as submitted by the member for Keysborough. I remind the member for ...
  Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Bill 2017 - Second Reading

Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Bill 2017 - Second Reading 19 September 2017 Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — It is my melancholy duty to rise to speak on the Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Bill 2017 — the kill jobs bill, the kill household budgets bill, the killing bill for ...
  Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Vale Paul Fitzgerald AM - Members Statement

Mr T. SMITH — Paul Fitzgerald, AM, was Australia’s most pre‑eminent portrait artist for many decades. He painted Her Majesty the Queen on no less than three occasions, numerous prime ministers, including Sir Robert Menzies, and Sir Henry Bolte when he was Premier of Victoria. Paul was ...
  Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Vale Claude Ullin AM - Members Statement

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — I rise to mourn the loss of two dear friends of mine who passed away recently, the first being Claude Ullin, AM. Claude was a councillor at the cities of Malvern and Stonnington for many years. Claude was first elected as the mayor of Malvern in 1987 and served as the ...
  Wednesday, 6 September 2017