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OMEO JUSTICE PRECINCT

EXTRACT FROM PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES HANSARD Ms SHING Eastern Victoria MEMBERS STATEMENTS Omeo justice precinct Tuesday, 18 September 2018 Ms SHING — It was wonderful last week to visit Omeo to present a historical grant to the Omeo courthouse precinct for the old and new courthouses to be..

LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS

EXTRACT FROM PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES HANSARD Ms SHING Eastern Victoria MEMBERS STATEMENTS Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Tuesday, 18 September 2018 Ms SHING — It was such a privilege yesterday to welcome the Law Enforcement Torch Run and the Special Olympians who gathered on the steps of..

LATROBE VALLEY COMMUNITY

EXTRACT FROM PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES HANSARD Ms SHING Eastern Victoria MEMBERS STATEMENTS Latrobe Valley community facility funding Wednesday, 19 September 2018 Ms SHING (Eastern Victoria) (10:05:12) — The work associated with the Latrobe Valley Authority’s community facility fund continues, and it has been a great pleasure to be..

BALLET UNDER THE STARS

It was so wonderful to have the Minister for Tourism and Major Events, John Eren, come to Warragul last week to confirm that the Australian Ballet will be hosting its Ballet Under the Stars event next year.

CAPE PATERSON SURF LIFE SAVING CLUB

I rise today to congratulate the Cape Paterson Surf Life Saving Club. Its president, Dean Manns, along with other advocates, including Kate McLaughlin, have done so much to be able to secure funding totalling $3.2 million from the Andrews Labor government, alongside $500 000 from Bass Coast Shire Council and an incredible $800 000 raised by the local community.

HAZELWOOD POWER STATION

  EXTRACT FROM PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES HANSARD   Ms SHING Eastern Victoria MEMBERS STATEMENTS Hazelwood power station   Wednesday, 28 March 2018   Hazelwood power station Ms SHING (Eastern Victoria) (10:04:25) — This week marks the lead‑up to one year since the end of production at the Hazelwood..

LATROBE VALLEY YOUTH SPACE

On a related matter, on Tuesday, 20 March, it was fantastic to hear the pitch for the new youth space in the Latrobe Valley, which was a commitment announced by Minister Mikakos last year.

Special Olympics

I rise today to congratulate two gold medallists from the Special Olympics who, as residents of the Latrobe Valley, took home gold on the weekend of 24 and 25 February in Canberra.

Eastern Victoria Region schools

    EXTRACT FROM PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES HANSARD   Ms SHING Eastern Victoria MEMBERS STATEMENTS Eastern Victoria Region schools   Wednesday, 7 March 2018   Ms SHING — It was wonderful to welcome the Minister for Education back to Gippsland and to actually do some calculations as we..

FEDERAL HEALTH FUNDING

It is a sign of the disregard of the federal government — the coalition — for Victoria and for regional Victoria when we look at the cuts to health and hospital funding which it has imposed to the tune of over $2 billion across the state.

CONSTITUENCY QUESTIONS

It is good to be back. My question is for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety, and I ask him about the work in relation to the introduction of flexible wire safety barriers throughout Gippsland and along major roads not just as far as Central Gippsland through to the Latrobe Valley but down into South Gippsland.

PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENT GC65

We have heard a lot in relation to this motion since it was first brought on for debate, and as Mr Eideh has just indicated, there is a lot more that could be said about it.

Lunar New Year

I rise to wish everyone a very prosperous and happy Lunar New Year.

LATROBE VALLEY ENTERPRISES

It is a great pleasure to express my sincerest congratulations and warmest wishes to Latrobe Valley Enterprises (LVE), which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.