Archives: March 2015

Ballarat jobs forum

March 18, 2015

I raise a matter for the attention of the Minister for Employment. I ask that the minister organise a jobs forum in Ballarat, bringing together local businesses, community leaders, unions and key stakeholders to drive employment opportunities in our region.

Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (Hairdressing Registration) Bill 2015

March 18, 2015

I am certainly delighted to be able to speak on the Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (Hairdressing Registration) Bill 2015.

Education and Training Reform Amendment (Child Safe Schools) Bill 2015

March 17, 2015

I am also pleased to add my comments with regard to this significant bill that is before the house. As a member representing areas of Ballarat East, it is particularly important that I add my comments in support of this bill. Well before the parliamentary inquiry of the Family and Community Development Committee took place last year, a number of residents from my electorate came to see me to discuss related matters.

Ice Action Plan

March 17, 2015

Last night I was pleased to attend a Good Sports forum on tackling ice, alcohol and other drugs in our community.