Parliament

Ministers statements: employment initiatives

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (11:21:07) — I rise to update the house on the number of strategic projects and jobs started under the Andrews Labor government — 93 strategic projects are underway under our government versus those opposite’s eight. Seventy‑five thousand new jobs are being created..

MEMBERS STATEMENTS: Airport West Football Club

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (09:47:04) — ‘Extraordinary. Remarkable. Unthinkable’ — that is how the Moonee Valley Leader newspaper described the Airport West Football Club’s premiership win over Tullamarine in the Essendon District Football League division 1 grand final on Saturday, 8 September. It was a game for..

Ministers statements: government achievements

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (12:26:13) — I rise to update the house on how the Victorian economy is booming thanks to the Andrews Labor government’s record investment in infrastructure, skills and training. Victoria’s unemployment rate is the lowest it has been in seven years…

Ministers statements: Automotive Transition Taskforce

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (11:35:47) — I rise to update the house on the achievements of the Andrews Labor government’s automotive transition plan and the work of the Automotive Transition Taskforce. When we came to government in 2014 Holden, Ford and Toyota had announced..

MEMBERS STATEMENTS: Automotive Transition Taskforce

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (11:59:10) — When we came to government in November 2014, Holden, Ford and Toyota had announced that they would stop manufacturing in Victoria. Some thought the Victorian economy would struggle to recover. Economists predicted that gross state product would drop..

Ministers statements: Suburban Rail Loop

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (14:37:19) — I rise to update the house on how the Suburban Rail Loop will make it easier for hardworking Victorians to get to key industry and employment precincts. On this side of the house we know how critical it..

Ministers statements: Social Enterprise Strategy

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (11:39:47) — I rise to update the house on how the Andrews Labor government’s Social Enterprise Strategy and social procurement framework are changing lives right across Victoria. Today may not be a good day to be a moderate Liberal, but..

Ministers statements: solar homes program

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (12:28:36) — I rise to update the house on how the Andrews Labor government’s solar homes program will create thousands of new jobs and apprenticeships right across Victoria. My family, like many thousands at the time during the 1990s, felt..

NO CONFIDENCE IN GOVERNMENT

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (17:21:30) — I rise to speak against this motion, which is nothing more than a distraction. Incredibly, I think Peter Dutton is not the only one who has got his résumé out there today, is he? It is incredible. I..

MEMBER CONDUCT

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (12:52:32) — It is my pleasure to speak on the motion. I took a lot of notes while the member for Hawthorn was speaking. It was a very wideranging contribution he made. I gather from the member for Hawthorn’s contribution..

Ministers statements: employment policy

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (11:31:08) — I rise to inform the house that the Andrews government’s Local Jobs First legislation has now passed the Parliament, which will be a real game changer for local industry and local employment. I had the great pleasure of..

Ministers statements: JobsBank

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (11:19:43) — I rise to update the house on how the Andrews Labor government is assisting disadvantaged jobseekers into work through our flagship JobsBank program. JobsBank is linking leading Victorian businesses with some 200 jobseekers and getting them into meaningful employment…

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: Steel Industry

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (12:21:19) — I rise to update the house on how the Andrews government’s record investment in infrastructure is delivering for our local steel industry and delivering local jobs for local Victorians. Last week I had the great pleasure to join..

Ministers statements: Dulux

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (11:43:34) — I rise to inform the house that Australia’s and New Zealand’s biggest paint factory has opened in Merrifield in Victoria. Last month I had the great pleasure to join the hardworking member for Yuroke and the hardworking member..

Victorian Industry Participation Policy (Local Jobs First) Amendment Bill 2018

MrCARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) tabled following statement in accordance with Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006: In accordance with section 28 of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (the Charter), I make this Statement of Compatibility with respect to the Victorian Industry Participation Policy..

Victorian Infrastructure Projects

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (14:33:40) — It is my pleasure to speak on a very important matter of public importance (MPI) on infrastructure and jobs and to follow the member for Croydon. I think we should make sure we actually download that last paragraph..

Ministers statements: Telstra

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (11:44:52) — I rise to update the house on my conversations with Telstra this morning following their very difficult announcement earlier this morning about the 8000 job losses. I think I speak on behalf of all members in the house today,..

Victorian Employment Policy

Mr CARROLL (Minister for Industry and Employment) (12:53:18) — I rise to inform the house about the Andrews government’s Local Jobs First policies and how they are helping young people get their start in their careers on some of our most significant city-shaping projects. Under those opposite there were..