AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY: ELECTION RESULT

 I  take this  opportunity  to congratulate members of  this house  on their  election and in particular the ALP members and members in the other place who have areas within the western region. The members for Melton, Lara, South Barwon, Ripon, Ballarat West, Ballarat East, Geelong and Bellarine in the other place, Don Nardella, John Eren,…

MAIDEN SPEECH

I acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we stand, the Kulin nation, and pay my respects to their elders. President,  I  take  this  opportunity  to  congratulate you  on  being  elected President of the Legislative Council.  I  am  confident that you will ensure the efficient operation of this Council in a manner that …