Matters of public importance COVID-19
'As probably one of the few members with training in infectious diseases epidemiology I find that I am actually less certain about most of this than just about everybody else in this chamber.'
Public Health And Wellbeing Amendment (state Of Emergency Extension And Other Matters) Bill 2020
The Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (State of Emergency Extension and Other Matters) Bill 2020 extends the total time for which a state of emergency can remain in force by another six months for the COVID-19 pandemic.
Protecting health workers from coronavirus
I’m very concerned that our health system hasn’t done as much as possible to protect staff. Hospitals in other countries have achieved low or zero rates of infection in staff and we need to learn from them.
Locked down with construction noise.
Imagine being a teacher, working from home, and just as you start talking a jackhammer starts up next door, loud enough to rattle the fillings in your teeth. Or try sleeping while giant pile drivers a few hundred metres away are bashing into the bedrock at 1 am and 3...
Electoral Matters Committee Continues To Fail Victorians By Delaying Voting Reform
The Electoral Matters Committee has let down Victorian voters by failing to address upper house voting reform in its recently tabled report on the 2018 state election.
Health Minister Must Guarantee Compensation For Health Workers
Dr Tim Read, the Victorian Greens Spokesperson for Health, has today renewed his calls on the state government to ensure health workers are protected by workers compensation during the COVID-19 crisis.