Parliament

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..

Justice Legislation Further Amendment Bill 2015

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise to speak on the Justice Legislation Further Amendment Bill 2015. In following the member for Hawthorn, it is pleasing to note the opposition’s support because this is an important reform to build on Victoria’s existing cooperative judicial..

Terrorism (Community Protection) Amendment Bill 2015

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise and make a contribution on the Terrorism (Community Protection) Amendment Bill 2015. In my contribution I want to highlight why this legislation is so important. Only recently, as the Parliamentary Secretary for Justice, I went and visited..

Members Statement – Michelle and Stevie Payne

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — I rise to congratulate Niddrie’s most famous constituent, Michelle Payne, on her history‑making Melbourne Cup victory. The first woman to win the race that stops a nation — what an achievement! Watched by millions and in front of more than 100 000 cheering fans, Michelle piloted..

Members Statement – Trevor Sinclair

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — I rise tocelebrate the life of Trevor Donald Sinclair, 27 January 1944 to6 October 2015. He was a community champion, trusted friend and mentor. Ifirst met Trevor at a community barbecue on the banks of the Maribyrnong River,organised in support of good people like Trevor..

Matters of Public Importance – Employment

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is mypleasure to make a contribution to the matter of public importance (MPI). Themember for Caulfield said we would do anything to keep government; formergovernment members did everything to get out of government. I have even got acartoon to illustrate it, by..

Members Statement – Aberfeldie Football Club

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie)—I rise to congratulate the Aberfeldie Football Club on winning the Essendon District Football League’s premiership division grand final over the second weekend of September. The front page of the Moonee Valley Leader of 16 September was emblazoned with the headline ‘Finally the..

Victims of Crime Commissioner Bill 2015

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie)—It is my pleasure to rise to speak on the Victims of Crime Commissioner Bill 2015. I welcome the contribution by the member for Hawthorn and acknowledge that the previous government put the commissioner into this position. The government is now codifying and..

Constituency Question – Paul Angel (Disabled Parking)

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie)—(Question 1291) My constituency question is for the Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing. I have been contacted by a constituent, Mr Paul Angel of Airport West, who is trying to improve car parking accessibility for disabled people. Mr Angel’s wife, Margaret, and..

Horseshoe Bend Farm

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — I raise a matter for the attention of the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water, and I am pleased to see the minister in the chamber. The action I seek is that the minister request Parks Victoria to undertake community..

Members Statement – Aboriginal Justice Forum

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — The Age newspaper editorial yesterday said: Over the past week through the treatment of Adam Goodes, Australia has once again had to look into the mirror. It is not a soft‑edged sepia‑toned portrait. There are flaws in the glass, which only honesty and..

Corrections Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — It is my pleasure to rise to speak on the Corrections Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 and to come out of the sort of sleep I have just been in. I thank the member for Box Hill. While he was speaking, though, I had..

East Keilor Leisure Centre

Mr CARROLL (Niddrie) — I raise a matter for the attention of the Minister for Sport. The action I seek is that the minister visit the East Keilor Leisure Centre and meet with locals and representatives of the Mooney Valley City Council. On 20 July this year..