Parliament

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..

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..