Parliament

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: Employment

Mr CARROLL Niddrie QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE AND MINISTERS STATEMENTS Ministers statements: employment Tuesday, 6 February 2018 Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (14:27:52) — I rise to update the house on the number of young Victorians getting important work on the Andrews government’s record infrastructure boom…

VOLUNTARY ASSISTED DYING BILL 2017

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (21:13:00) — It is my pleasure to rise and speak on the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 tonight. Pain can be managed in almost any instance; suffering cannot. This debate has remained respectful, and that reinforces my belief in the..

Avondale Heights Police Station

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — I rise to address a matter for the attention of the Minister for Police. The action I seek is that the minister accompany me on a visit to Avondale Heights police station, located at 162 Military Road, Avondale Heights, to see firsthand the great..

Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness To Be Tried) Amendment Bill 2016

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise and speak on the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Amendment Bill 2016. The Premier, the Attorney‑General and all members of the cabinet, and indeed all my caucus colleagues, take very seriously the central premise..

Consumer Acts Amendment Bill 2016

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise and speak on the Consumer Acts Amendment Bill 2016, a very broad ranging piece of legislation dealing with some of the pertinent issues in our community in relation to consumer law, in particular the rise of technology..

Constituency Question – Victoria Polytechnic

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie)—(12 298) My constituency question is for the Minister for Training and Skills in the other place, and I ask: how will students in my electorate benefit from the approval of $10 million from the Andrews Labor government’s TAFE Rescue Fund to build..

Members Statement – Essendon Airport

  Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — Today is a desperately sad day in my community, with the confirmation that a plane with five passengers did crash at Essendon Fields shortly after take‑off before 9.00 a.m. I very much remember back in 1993 when a plane crashed in Gilbertson Street,..

Members Statement – St. Andrews’ Anglican Church

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — I rise to congratulate the parish of St Andrew’s, Aberfeldie, on their recent commissioning service for the Reverend Michael Danaher as curate‑in‑charge. The commissioning was conducted by Bishop Genieve Blackwell of the Marmingatha Episcopate on the warm summer night of Tuesday, 24 January, in the..

Children Legislation Amendment (Reportable Conduct) Bill 2016

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise to speak on the Children Legislation Amendment (Reportable Conduct) Bill 2016. As legislators there can be no more important role for us than the protection of children. We are dealing with institutional abuse in Melbourne and in..

Constituency Question – Small Business

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — (12 230) My constituency question is for the Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade in the other place, and I ask: how many small businesses in the Niddrie electorate have accessed the support services offered by Small Business Victoria in 2016, including the..

Members Statement – Beloved Syria

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — Norma Medawar arrived in Australia last year from Syria and has since been granted asylum. She is one of approximately 11 million people who have fled Syria in the past year since the civil war erupted in her beloved homeland. She and her family..

Adjournment – East Keilor Leisure Centre

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — (12 005) I raise a matter for the attention for the Minister for Sport. The action I seek is that the minister join me on a visit to the East Keilor Leisure Centre to see firsthand this facility and the plans for its much‑needed..

Working With Children Amendment Bill 2016

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to speak on the Working with Children Amendment Bill 2016. I thank the member for Hawthorn and the opposition for their support for this legislation. I will get to a couple of the points that the member for Hawthorn..

Constituency Question – Newman Street

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — (11 878) My constituency question is to the Minister for Roads and Road Safety, and I ask: how will the recently announced $60 000 for VicRoads to commence planning works at the dangerous Keilor Road and Newman Street intersection improve safety for road users going..

Sentencing (Community Corrections Order) and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2016

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise to speak on the Sentencing Community Correction Order) and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2016. I welcome the opposition’s indication, expressed by the member for Hawthorn, that it supports this important legislation, which is essentially about ensuring that..

Matters of Public Importance – Police Resources

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise and speak on this important matter of public importance today. I want to begin my remarks by addressing the member for South Barwon. In his opening remarks he said that the Premier does not deal with the..

Constituency Question – Public Transport

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — (11 676) My constituency question is also to the Minister for Public Transport, and I ask: how will the Andrews Labor government’s investment in removing our 50 most dangerous and congested level crossings, combined with the Melbourne Metro project and the..

Corrections Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to speak on the Corrections Legislation Amendment Bill 2016, a bill that is very important for our corrections system in terms of strengthening it and for public and community safety. Introducing new safety measures for certain corrections officers to..