Parliament

Crimes Amendment (Carjacking and Home Invasion) Bill 2016

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to be the government’s lead speaker on the Crimes Amendment (Carjacking and Home Invasion) Bill 2016. At the outset I want to state the case that the Andrews Labor government is very concerned about recent serious criminal offending, which..

Police and Justice Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous) Bill 2016

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise to speak on the Police and Justice Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous) Bill 2016 — — An honourable member — On the bill, please. Mr CARROLL — I will speak on the bill, but after hearing the member for Box Hill, I now know..

Members Statement – Vietnam Veterans Day

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — I rise to thank Keilor East RSL for inviting me to lay a wreath at their annual Vietnam Veterans memorial service and to honour those who served in the Vietnam War. Australian servicemen and servicewomen were engaged in the Vietnam conflict from 1962..

Constituency Question – Nurse to Patient Ratios

My constituency question is for the Minister for Health, and I ask: what has the Andrews government done to protect the ratio of nurses and midwives to patients, and what effect will this have on my constituents in the electorate of Niddrie, many of whom..

Constituency Question – Police Resources

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — (9190) My question is also to the Minister for Police, who is at the table, and I ask: what is the government doing to tackle crime and ensure Victoria Police have the resources and support they need to keep my electorate safe and..

Adjournment – Keilor Heights Primary School

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — (9200) I raise a matter for the attention of the Deputy Premier, who is also the Minister for Education. The action I seek is that the minister join me on a tour of Keilor Heights Primary School to see for himself the strong..

Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Amendment Bill 2016

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise and speak briefly on the Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Amendment Bill 2016. Can I thank the opposition for its support on this legislation. This is important legislation that goes to the heart of internationalisation of the..

Powers of Attorney Amendment Bill 2016

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise and speak on the Powers of Attorney Amendment Bill 2016. Since we came to office we have had a proud history in this area of reform. If you go back to September last year, the Attorney‑General made..

Members Statement – Spirit of Moonee Valley Community Awards

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — Congratulations to Airport West local Jonathon Tarascio, who was last Saturday awarded Moonee Valley Citizen of the Year for his work in supporting both patients and families undergoing treatment for blood cancers. I first met Jonathon in September 2015, when he sought my..

Owners Corporations Amendment (Short-Stay Accommodation) Bill 2016

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — Following the member for Morwell, can I firstly congratulate the new Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, who is at the table, on this legislation, the Owners Corporations Amendment (Short‑stay Accommodation) Bill 2016. This is important legislation. It actually sees an..

Confiscation and Other Matters Amendment Bill 2016

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise to speak on the Confiscation and Other Matters Amendment Bill 2016. I will begin where the member for Hawthorn left off when he said that the government needs to make a decision on whether or not it..

Adjournment – Aberfeldie Primary School

The DEPUTY SPEAKER — Order! Before I call the honourable member for Niddrie, I want to wish him all the best for his fourth anniversary as a member in this house. Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — Thank you, Deputy Speaker. It is my honour to have your support. Thank..

Constituency Question – CityLink Tullamarine Widening Project

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — (Question 7029) My question is to the Minister for Roads and Road Safety, and I ask: how will the most recent works on the CityLink Tullamarine widening project affect commuters in my electorate, and what measures should they take to avoid delays? Last week..

Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise to speak on this very important legislation, the Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2016. I might just quickly take up where the member for Hawthorn finished off. He was quoting the Chief Commissioner of Police and Police Association..

Fines Reform And Infringements Acts Amendment Bill 2016

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise and speak on the Fines Reform and Infringements Acts Amendment Bill 2016. I want to begin by congratulating the Attorney‑General, the Premier and the cabinet on this important legislation. This legislation really is about values and what..

Members Statement – Brimbank Running Festival

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — On Sunday, 13 March, I participated in the third annual running of the Brimbank Running Festival at beautiful Brimbank Park. More than 280 participants joined in the running festival, including both runners and walkers of all ages, with the youngest participant being aged four and..