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..

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..