In September Rod wrote to the Treasurer regarding Kids Under Cover, here is what he wrote and the response from Treasurer. Dear Treasurer, I am writing regarding the experiences of young people at risk of homelessness in Victoria and what needs to be done to support...
This week in Victorian Parliament, Rod Barton MP was pleased to see the Suburban Rail Loop Bill 2021 pass the legislative council, bringing us one step closer to the construction of the Suburban Rail Loop (SRL). This legislation set up a dedicated agency to manage the...
Mr BARTON (Eastern Metropolitan) (15:49): My constituency question today is for Minister Carroll in the other place. A mature-age constituent of mine who lives very close to my office, Lesley, has encountered difficulties when topping up her Myki card. Unfortunately...
Nobody in Australia should have to be making choices between medication, bills, food and having a roof over their heads.
It is people like Isobel who give me the reason to come to this place and fight for what is fair.
Last week we heard the Victoria Police deputy commissioner say he expected a repeat of last year and that family violence reports will increase significantly as restrictions lessen.