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Inquiry into the Multi Purpose Taxi Program (MPTP)

Inquiry into the Multi Purpose Taxi Program (MPTP)

This inquiry was brought forward by Rod to ensure that there are sufficient protections in place for our most vulnerable citizens. With the recent announcement of the Multi-Purpose Taxi Program (MPTP) being extended to ride share, this inquiry is more important than...

Inquiry Into The Use of School Buses in Regional and Rural Victoria

Inquiry Into The Use of School Buses in Regional and Rural Victoria

It is vital that we address the transport disadvantage experienced throughout regional and rural Victoria. Rod Barton believes that regional Victoria deserves to be better connected and have more frequent and reliable public transport networks. To do this, we must...

Inquiry into the Increase in Victoria’s Road Toll

Inquiry into the Increase in Victoria’s Road Toll

Between the 7 July 2020 and 6 October 2020, I had the privilege of sitting in the public hearings to listen to a range of experts, organisations and departments on road safety. This included international leaders in transport safety such as Vision Zero Academy from...

Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria

Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria

Homelessness Inquiry Update Over the last twelve months, I have had the privilege to participate in the parliamentary Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria. This inquiry has opened my eyes to understand that Homelessness is a complex and multifaceted issue that...

Stop Touting in Victoria

Stop Touting in Victoria

Thanks to Rod Bartons amendments to  The Commercial Passenger Vehicle Industry Amendment Bill 2019 – touting is now illegal in Victoria. Touting is the illegal practice of when a person approaches potential customers directly or by holding up a sign offering...

Suburban Rail Loop (SRL)

Suburban Rail Loop (SRL)

Suburban Rail Loop (SRL)This new 90km rail line is the biggest infrastructure investment in Victorian history.The project is designed to provide improved mobility opportunities for outer suburbs who have typically been left behind when it comes to public transport...