Archives: February 2013

School Focused Youth Service: funding

February 19, 2013

TodayI express my great concern regarding the government's decision to discontinue funding for the School Focused Youth Service (SFYS). This is despite the government contracting PricewaterhouseCoopers to undertake a review of the program.

Energy Legislation Amendment (Flexible Pricing And Other Matters) Bill 2012

February 19, 2013

I am also pleased to speak on the Energy Legislation Amendment (Flexible Pricing and Other Matters) Bill 2012.

Musk: electricity infrastructure maintenance schedules

February 7, 2013

On 17 January this year a day of total fire ban was declared across much of the state, including all of my electorate. That day was also the day that Powercor undertook maintenance on the power infrastructure in the Musk area near Daylesford.

Electronic Conveyancing (adoption of national law) Bill 2012

February 7, 2013

I am pleased to add a few comments in regard to this bill, which will take conveyancing a step further in recognising that the use of electronic lodgement of documents will enable conveyancing to take place more efficiently and conveniently but will also recognise an agreed national system that was agreed to some time ago.