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In Parliament

 

Canterbury Girls Secondary School

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — (11 804) My adjournment matter this evening is directed to the Minister for Education, and the action I seek is that the minister investigate the lack of capital expenditure funding at Canterbury Girls Secondary College in my electorate and meet the school council head, Dr ...
  Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Bill 2016

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — I rise to make my contribution on the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Bill 2016. The purpose of this bill is to enable citizens to self‑select their own gender. To me, this bill really does say some very profound things about the left most broadly in ...
  Thursday, 15 September 2016

Public Transport Accessibility

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — (11 656) My adjournment matter this evening is directed to the Minister for Public Transport. The action I seek is that the minister explore options around providing tram access for disabled and elderly commuters in the Kew and Kew East areas.A constituent of mine, Steve ...
  Tuesday, 13 September 2016

DayHab

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — I also attended, on Monday night, a ward and community meeting in North Balwyn to discuss private company DayHab’s decision to start a drug rehabilitation clinic in Ellsa Street, North Balwyn. There was quite a lot of community concern as residents were not informed ...
  Thursday, 1 September 2016

Yarra Junior Football League

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — I attended the Yarra Junior Football League under‑14s grand final in Doncaster on Sunday between Kew Comets and Kew Rovers. Kew Rovers were successful, with a score of 9.12 (66) to the Kew Comets 5.9 (39). I congratulate Anthony Kift, the president of the Kew Rovers ...
  Thursday, 1 September 2016

Members Statement - Kim Brennan

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — I rise to speak about an amazing athlete and an amazing person. Kim Brennan is now a household name and an Olympic gold medallist, but I remember seeing her first step into a boat back in 2005, when she represented Melbourne University in her first intervarsity ...
  Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Members Statement - Kew property demolition

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — On another matter, the demolition of 9–11 Edward Street in my electorate of Kew, a property known as Forres, is a great disappointment to a number of Kew residents. This Federation-era home was all that encompassed what is great about the eastern suburbs of ...
  Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Grievance Debate - Country Fire Authority enterprise bargaining

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — I grieve from the bottom of my heart for the people of Victoria because they have a corrupt government. They have a corrupt government because the government has been held over a barrel by a lunatic called Peter Marshall. We all know that Peter Marshall has something on ...
  Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Members Statement - United Kingdom European Union referendum

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — Recently I was a guest of the British government as part of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office international leaders program. I visited London last week, where I was a guest at Number 10, at the foreign office and around the United Kingdom.On that note, I will indulge in ...
  Thursday, 23 June 2016

Business of the House - Sessional Orders

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — I wish to add my voice to the concerns that have been raised by the member for Box Hill and particularly the member for Brighton and others on this side of the house with regard to the quite curious proposed changes to sessional order 7. It has become apparent that ...
  Thursday, 23 June 2016