I am very pleased to extend my congratulations to Scotty James, a young Warrandyte snowboarder who has just completed an incredible feat of 10 consecutive wins at half-pipe snow boarding championships around the world.
This article from the Leader talks about the need for pedestrian crossings for students in Diamond Creek. It’s not just at Diamond Creek that more pedestrian crossings are needed – students and walkers all along the single rail line between Eltham and Diamond Creek are “dicing with death” and crossing illegally because of large gaps between road crossings and the walking tracks that follow the rail line through here.
I wish to say a special thanks to the Victorian State Emergency Service – these are the often unsung and unseen heroes who provide services for flood and storm emergencies and provide the largest road rescue network in Australia. Our communities have needed resilience during this dreadful fire season to remain, in Churchills words “undaunted by the odds and unwearied by constant challenge and mortal danger”.
There has been some questioning of the rationale behind taking on Uber, as opposed to suing the Government or the Regulator who changed the law to accommodate Uber. It was one of the first questions my colleague Andre Baruch and I asked when we first sought legal advice on the appropriate course of action back in 2015, when it became clear that Uber was being allowed to operate outside of the law.