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Central Pier - Questions Without Notice and Ministers Statements

T Smith (11:28:40): My question is to the Minister for Planning. Development Victoria (DV) had a report more than two years ago advising Central Pier required full or partial replacement. Given that Central Pier has now been evacuated because it is a danger to life, why has the government done ...
  Thursday, 29 August 2019

Kew High School - Members Statement

T Smith - The Kew High School’s zone has been recently changed: 500 homes that were once zoned to Kew High are now zoned to Collingwood College. That means that families and parents are forced into a more difficult commute to Collingwood College that would not have been the case had they been ...
  Thursday, 29 August 2019

Bus Routes 302 and 304 - Members Statements

T Smith (10:01:08): Once again I would like to bring this house and the Andrews Labor government’s attention to the 302 and 304 bus routes in my electorate, which start in the electorate of Box Hill and traverse through the electorate of Kew, down the Eastern Freeway and into the city. Once ...
  Thursday, 29 August 2019

Building Cladding - Questions Without Notice and Ministers Statements

T Smith (12:33:47): My question is again to the Minister for Planning. When was the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) first advised that the property in McDonald Street, Mordialloc, which was evacuated over the weekend because of dangerous combustible cladding and mould, was too dangerous to live ...
  Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Eastern Freeway - Questions Without Notice and Ministers Statements

T Smith (12:18:48): My question is to the Minister for Planning. The government is seeking heritage protection for the Eastern Freeway. Exactly what are the heritage characteristics of this congested multilane freeway the government wants to protect?T Smith (12:22:21): Will the government, after ...
  Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Real Estate Agents Underquoting - Adjournment

T Smith (17:07:15): My adjournment matter this evening is for the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, and the action I seek from the minister for consumer affairs is an investigation into an auction at 2/9 Mary Street, Kew, on Saturday, 3 August 2019. The particulars of ...
  Thursday, 15 August 2019

Yarra Junior Football Club - Constituency Questions

T Smith (11:47:39): My question is to the Minister for Sport. Bulleen Park is home to the Yarra Junior Football League. The Yarra Junior Football League is one of the biggest football leagues in Victoria, with 11 000 players. There are roughly 1200 players from Kew and 3800 players from Boroondara. ...
  Thursday, 15 August 2019

Building Cladding - Questions Without Notice and Ministers Statements

T SMITH (Kew) (11:18:16): My question is to the Minister for Planning. On 13 September 2018 the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) completed a combustible cladding audit of a childcare centre in Neerim Road, Hughesdale, rating it as high risk. On 26 October 2018 Monash council wrote to the owners, ...
  Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Anti-semitism - Adjournment

T SMITH (Kew) (19:09:08): My adjournment matter this evening concerns the disgraceful anti-Semitism being directed at the federal member for Kooyong. The action I seek from the Premier is for him to fund greater public awareness campaigns of the evils of anti-Semitism. In so doing I call on the ...
  Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Homelessness - Matters of Public Importance

T SMITH (Kew) (14:32:54): It is my pleasure to rise to speak on the matter of public importance as moved by the member for Prahran. Now, the member for Prahran in a previous life was a councillor for the City of Stonnington, and I was as well. And when I was a councillor, and indeed mayor of ...
  Wednesday, 14 August 2019