Rod Barton was elected to the Legislative Council of the Parliament of Victoria to represent the Eastern Metropolitan Region in November 2018. He has been involved in the taxi, limousine and hire car industry for more than 25 years.
Eastern Metro MP and Transport Matters Party leader Rod Barton has called for an immediate review of the governments commercial passenger vehicle reforms.
“This trial was straight forward stuff. How could the CPVV entirely redact almost 60% of pages I received? This forces me to ask, what are they trying to hide?”
Mr BARTON (Eastern Metropolitan) (11:46): My question today is for the Attorney-General, representing the Minister for Health. I have been contacted by a constituent of mine, Sandra Cook, who believes more needs to be done to treat babies born with spinal muscular...
Rod Barton believes the 2021 Victorian budget is a Labor budget with Labor values. This budget has focused on mental health, education and healthcare, with significant investment in the Eastern Metropolitan region. Barton is pleased to see $386 million dedicated to...
“The gig economy continues to be under-regulated, with vulnerable workers allowed to fall through the cracks. The fact that rideshare drivers are not paid an industry minimum wage, do not receive superannuation, sick days or insurance makes absolutely clear the need for more government regulation in this sector.”
“I will continue to advocate the government to better address homelessness in Victoria and adopt the recommendations suggested in the homelessness inquiry report.”
Ageism is discrimination and mistreatment based solely on a person’s age. Often, we see this occur when someone is considered ‘too old’ for a job or promotion.