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Business Acceleration Fund

Business Acceleration Fund

My adjournment this evening is for the Assistant Treasurer. The government has allocated further funding to the Business Acceleration Fund, previously named the Regulatory Reform Incentive Fund. My understanding is that this fund is aimed at reducing the regulatory...

Integrity agency funding

Integrity agency funding

What this motion does is the exact opposite. It seeks to undermine the independence of our parliamentary committee, cast doubt on the actions of the independent integrity agencies and insert political direction into the actions of these independent bodies

Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment and Prevention

Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment and Prevention

My question is for the minister representing the Minister for Health. This year’s budget results in an 11.2 per cent cut from the revised budget figures for alcohol and other drug treatment and prevention, equating to $39.8 million taken away from services which...

Yarrunga Community Centre

Yarrunga Community Centre

The Petition of certain citizens of the State of Victoria draws to the attention of the Legislative Council the need for a bus stop for the Yarrunga Community Centre on Croydon Hills Drive in Croydon Hills, located on the outer east of Melbourne, within the Maroondah...

Small Business Support

Small Business Support

Mr BARTON (Eastern Metropolitan) (11:42): My question today is for Minister Pulford, the Minister for Small Business. COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on small businesses, whether you are in the transport, hospitality, manufacturing or specialised services. Some...