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Second Reading Debate - Summary Offence Amendment (Move-on Laws) Bill

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — I rise to speak on the Summary Offences Amendment (Move-on Laws) Bill 2015. This bill seemingly puts the Labor government at odds with the sensible centre of Victorian politics. Move-on powers were first introduced by the Brumby Labor government in 2009, but they were ...
  Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Constituency Question - Chandler Highway Bridge

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — My question is to the Minister for Roads and Road Safety regarding the promised upgrade to the Chandler Highway bridge. Given Labor's 16 June 2014 press release that said works would start immediately upon it coming to government, why has work not started already on the ...
  Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Adjournment Debate Speech - Chandler Highway Duplication

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — I wish to raise a matter for the attention of the Minister for Roads and Road Safety. The matter I wish to raise is the duplication of the Chandler Highway bridge. The action I seek from the Minister is to confirm the start date for construction of the Chandler Highway ...
  Thursday, 12 February 2015

Members' Statement - East West Link

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — Another day, another traffic jam that Kew residents have to endure because of this government's inability and refusal to build the East West Link. This outrageous decision by the Andrews’ government will put us in the same league as countries such as Kazakhstan, ...
  Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Maiden Address to Parliament

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) -- I rise this evening having earnt a rare privilege -- the privilege of representing the people of Kew in this our state house, the Legislative Assembly of beautiful, bountiful Victoria. I come here as a fifth-generation Victorian, proud of our state's great past, knowing ...
  Tuesday, 23 December 2014