Motion: Group Voting Tickets

This motion called for the Victorian Government to establish an inquiry into the undemocratic group voting system that still exists in Victoria. MOTION: GROUP VOTING TICKETS That this house: (1) acknowledges that Victoria continues to be the only jurisdiction in Australia that uses the undemocratic group voting system to elect members to this place; (2) […]

Second Reading: Raise the Age Bill

Photo Courtesy: Nico Photography In the first week of Parliament for 2023, I second read the Greens’ Bill to raise the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14. SECOND READING – CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES (RAISE THE AGE) AMENDMENT BILL 2023 I move: That the bill be now read a second time. Two years […]

Members Statement: Climate Action

Photo Courtesy: Julian Meehan I began my work in the 60th Parliament with a members statement emphasising the need for serious climate action. MEMBERS STATEMENT: CLIMATE ACTION As we begin the work of the 60th Parliament I hope that the issues that impact our community the most are given the space and time to be aired […]

Adjournment: Response to Rise of Far-Right Extremism Inquiry

This adjournment was for the Premier, requesting that the Government respond to the Legal and Social Issues Committee’s inquiry into the rise of far-right extremism in Victoria. ADJOURNMENT: RESPONSE TO RISE OF FAR-RIGHT EXTREMISM INQUIRY My adjournment matter tonight is for the Premier, and my ask is that his government responds to the Legal and […]

Australian Victorian Greens 2022 Policy Platform Speech

“The Victorian Greens are going into the 2022 state election in a strong position. We are guided by our values and commitment to ecological sustainability, social justice, grassroots democracy and peace and non-violence and we are fueled by hope.”  This speech was given on Saturday 1 October at the 2022 AGV State Conference:  Good morning […]