I raise a matter for the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, and the action I seek is that he immediately give a full explanation to this house of the contradictions arising out of the Office of Police Integrity's (OPI) Crossing the Line report. This is his final opportunity this sitting week to come clean and tell the truth.
I raise a matter for the Minister for Tourism and Major Events. The action I seek is that the minister commit to a $15 million injection urgently required by Puffing Billy, one of our greatest and most beloved tourist icons.
On Monday night I was proud to open the Mount Lilydale Mercy College year 7 to year 11 art show.
On Monday I was delighted to officially open Sherbrooke Community School's outstanding new primary building or, as it has already been affectionately nicknamed, 'little land'.
I raise for the Minister for Education a matter in relation to stage 2 funding for the Boronia K-12 project.
I want to get one thing straight, and it is a fact that the Minister for Police and Emergency Services assiduously avoids acknowledging: the 1700 new police are Labor's police.
Congratulations also to Wandin Junior Football Club on winning their premiership.
After the disappointment of the Hawks going down last Friday night, I put on my red and blue scarf to cheer on Montrose in the second division Eastern Football League (EFL) grand final on Saturday.
Last week I participated in the principal for a day program and had the pleasure of doing so at Sherbrooke Community School.
James' second reading speech on the Road Safety Camera Commissioner Bill 2011.
Today I grieve for road safety in Victoria and the complete lack of attention by this government on this most vital issue.
James' second reading speech on the Justice Legislation Amendment (Protective Services Officers) Bill 2011.
When you have a self-indulgent motion like this before you, the first thing you do is you refer to original promises and test the claim in the MPI.
I congratulate the Shire of Yarra Ranges on its Freedom from Fear art and craft exhibition that was held as part of Refugee Week.
I rise to congratulate Vincent Long Van Nguyen on his ordination as Australia's first Asian Catholic bishop.
I rise to make a contribution to the grievance debate, and I join with the Leader of the Opposition and the Deputy Leader of the Opposition in focusing on Victoria Police.
I rise to contribute to the debate and make the point that when we debate road safety legislation in this place and talk about road safety issues, we do so on the back of four decades of innovation, leadership and success in Victoria.
I raise a matter for the Minister for Education, and the action I seek is that he ensure that planning for a major upgrade at Boronia Heights Primary School, which was well under way last year, resume immediately.