If we allow this consortium ownership of the airport rail link it will control every access point into Melbourne Airport – road, rail and air – and could set prices as it likes. Is this in the best interests of the travelling public? I’ve asked the Minister for Transport Infrastructure to keep ownership of this rail in public hands.
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.
I asked the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs if is there was any opportunity for assistance to be made available to this group to help them purchase this property or find an appropriate alternative option in the area?
Read the transcript or view the video of the tabling of the CPV Inquiry report in the Legislative Council.
We hosted two Parliamentary Interns this year with great success. Georgia Bishop’s business case to include Doncaster in Stage 1 of the Suburban Rail Loop won the Presiding Officers Award for most outstanding intern report. Nakshi Mehta’s report on the Rowville Rail project was the runner up.
I’ve asked the Minister for Transport Infrastruction when the Coolstore Road level crossing at Croydon will be included in the level crossing removal program? The council and community want this one gone, and have done much of the work, so let’s get it moving while they’re working at Mooroolbark and Lilydale.
View and read the transcript of Rods second reading speech to the Legislative Council for the Commercial Passenger Vehicle Industry Amendment Bill 2019 to reintroduce the offence of touting in Victoria. This bill will be debated on November 13, 2019.