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In Parliament

 

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

Members Statement - Max Jelbart

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — I join with my friend the member for Gippsland South to mourn the passing of Max Jelbart, OAM, who was a pillar of the dairy industry. He was the father of my best friend, George Jelbart, and he was a pillar of the Scotch College community. He was a member of the Murray ...
  Thursday, 9 June 2016

Members Statement - Israel Terrorist Attack

Mr T. SMITH — I also wish to express my sincere condolences to the families of the three Israelis who were gunned down by Palestinian terrorists last night in Tel Aviv outside the Max Brenner cafe. The boycott, divestment and sanctions supporters in this country would do well to remember when ...
  Thursday, 9 June 2016

Members Statement - Servants Community Housing

Mr T. SMITH — In the time I have remaining I would also like to congratulate my friend the federal member for Kooyong, Josh Frydenberg, on attracting $300 000 worth of funding for Servants Community Housing in Kew for a new women's facility that will house 10 women. Hopefully that will add to ...
  Thursday, 9 June 2016

Adjournment- Kew East Primary School

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — My adjournment matter this evening is for the Minister for Education. The action I seek is that the minister meet with the principal of Kew East Primary School, Helen Fotheringham, to look at $5.3 million worth of upgrades to that important primary school in my ...
  Wednesday, 4 May 2016