Parliament

Members Statement – Keilor Gift

Mr CARROLL — Craig Foley is the king of Keilor after the speedster won the 2016 Keilor Gift, while Julia Phillips is the queen having won the women’s main event known as the Billie Jo Petersen Memorial. Perfect weather conditions accompanied the running of the 67th Keilor..

Sex Offenders Registration Amendment Bill 2016

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise to speak on the Sex Offenders Registration Amendment Bill 2016. I welcome the support of the shadow Minister for Industrial Relations and member for Box Hill on this important legislation. I will endeavour to come back to..

Victoria Police Amendment (Merit-based Transfer) Bill 2016

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise and speak on the Victoria Poice Amendment (Merit-based Transfer) Bill 2016, a bill which will give effect to the enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA) struck between Victoria Police and the government. I will begin by taking up a..

Rooming House Operators Bill 2015

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise and speak on the Rooming House Operators Bill 2015. I actually want to firstly congratulate the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation for bringing this very important legislation into theParliament. This is really about government..

Members Statement – Sevil Francis

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — In this week as we celebrate International Women’s Day I rise to congratulate Avondale Heights local Sevil Francis, who has made history recently by becoming the first female president of Avondale Heights Football Club — the first in the club’s 50‑year existence. Like many..

Members Statement – Moonee Valley Festival 2016

Mr CARROLL — On Sunday, 28 February, I joined friends, family, colleagues, constituents and local businesses at the 39th annual Moonee Valley Festival. This fantasticcommunity event, held in Queens Park, Moonee Ponds, is a celebration of art, culture, food and music, as well as providing a place for businesses,..

Constituency Question – Buckley Street geotechnical works

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — (Question 6984) My question is to the Minister for Public Transport, and I ask: how will the recently commenced geotechnical and survey works around the Buckley Street, Essendon, railway station impact my constituents and localcommunity, and how will it inform the Level Crossing Removal..

Adjournment – Newman Street-Keilor Road, Niddrie

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety. The action I seek is that the minister come out to my electorate to see the Newman Street and Keilor Road intersection and provide an updated time line on what VicRoads..

Family Violence – Take note motion

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure and my honour to speak on the take‑note motion on family violence. Family violence is an issue which has rightly been taken up on the national agenda. When we saw Luke Batty brutally killed by his father, we could..

Members Statement – Police Custody Officers

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — On 8 January this year I had the pleasure to represent the police minister on behalf of the Andrews government to welcome and congratulate Victoria’s first police custody officers who graduated from the Victoria Police Academy. It was an honour, on behalf of the..

Constituency Question – Gender Equality Strategy

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — (Question 6759) My constituency question is to the Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence, and I note the minister is at the table. I also note that I am asking this question on the first United Nations International Day of Women and Girls..

Consumer Acts and Other Amendments Bill (2016)

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — I thank the member for Melbourne for her contribution. I was just getting a little bit of advice for the member from Consumer Affairs Victoria concerning the electronic service of documents and some of the concerns raised by the residential tenants union. I..

Access To Medicinal Cannabis Bill (2015)

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my honour to speak on the Access to Medicinal Cannabis Bill 2015. It was also great to be in the house to hear some of the contributions from this side — and I commend the member for Melton and the member for..

Adjournment – Aberfeldie Main Drain Project

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — I raise a matter for the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water, and I note that the minister is at the table tonight. The action I seek is for the minister to ensure that Melbourne Water’s Aberfeldie main drain renewal projectproceed as..

Bail Amendment Bill 2015

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise and speak on the Andrews government’s Bail Amendment Bill 2015, and I welcome the member for Hawthorn’s contribution. It is with fairly short notice that the amendments have been put to the government. The Attorney‑General is at..

Constituency Question – Niddrie Electorate

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) —(Question 6653) My constituency question is to the Attorney‑General. LastWednesday, 2 December, together with the Special Minister of State and theMinister for the Prevention of Family Violence, who is at the table, I attendedthe launch of the rollout of the new online family violence intervention orderapplications..

Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Amendment Bill 2015

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise to talk on the Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Amendment Bill 2015. In following the member for Box Hill, it is difficult to know where to begin. He attacked the judiciary, he attacked the Sentencing Advisory Council,..

Members Statement – Government Achievements

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — I rise today to mark the first anniversary of the Andrews Labor government and its wealth of achievements for the great state of Victoria. Since coming to office last November, after four years of coalition inaction and false promises, we have been getting..