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WAGE THEFT BILL 2020

EXTRACT FROM PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES HANSARD Ms SHING Eastern Victoria   WAGE THEFT BILL 2020 Second reading Tuesday 16th June 2020   Ms SHING (Eastern Victoria) (19:32): I rise this evening to speak on the Wage Theft Bill 2020, and I do so noting a number of really important..

MEN’S HEALTH WEEK

EXTRACT FROM PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES HANSARD Ms SHING Eastern Victoria MEMBERS STATEMENTS Men’s Health Week Wednesday 17th June 2020 Ms SHING (Eastern Victoria) (09:58): This week is Men’s Health Week, and I want to make a few comments that I hope will draw attention to the importance of..

LATROBE VALLEY MALTESE MUSEUM

EXTRACT FROM PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES HANSARD Ms SHING Eastern Victoria MEMBERS STATEMENTS   LATROBE VALLEY MALTESE MUSEUM Tuesday 3 March 2020 Ms SHING (Eastern Victoria) (13:20): I rise today to congratulate everyone associated with the creation of Australia’s first Maltese Museum in Morwell. The day before the highly..

BUSHFIRES

EXTRACT FROM PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES HANSARD Ms SHING Eastern Victoria MEMBERS STATEMENTS   BUSHFIRES Thursday 5 March 2020 Ms SHING (Eastern Victoria) (10:01): A year ago we saw significant fires across Gippsland, and we saw significant devastation as dozens of homes were lost across the Bunyip, Tynong North,..

COVID-19

EXTRACT FROM PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES HANSARD Ms SHING Eastern Victoria MEMBERS STATEMENTS   COVID-19 Wedesday 18th March 2020 Ms SHING (Eastern Victoria) (09:57): We are living in some pretty strange times, and we are living in circumstances of great uncertainty and unpredictability. For many people across our communities..

GENDER EQUALITY BILL 2019

EXTRACT FROM PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES HANSARD   Ms SHING Eastern Victoria GENDER EQUALITY BILL 2019 Second Reading Thursday 20th February 2020   Ms SHING (Eastern Victoria) (14:04): I rise today to make a contribution on the bill, and in doing so I want to pick up on..

SPECTRUM JOURNEYS

EXTRACT FROM PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES HANSARD Ms SHING Eastern Victoria MEMBERS STATEMENTS Spectrum Journeys Thursday 14th November 2019   Ms SHING (Eastern Victoria) (09:52:52): I rise today to congratulate Spectrum Journeys, which has, as a recipient of Pick My Project, been responsible for some of the most..

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.