October Update 2020
In this months newsletter, COVID-19 Infections and Healthcare WorkersThat candidate flyer that made Brunswick smileWhat’s happening with outdoor dining on Sydney Road? Parliamentary Inquiry into contact tracingReducing the public housing waiting listDjab Wurrung People and the Western HighwaySupporting a Green New Deal in VictoriaAnd more
Justice Legislation Amendment (supporting Victims And Other Matters) Bill 2020
'This legislation, among other things, permits victim-survivors, both adults and children, to freely self-publish information that is likely to identify them as a victim-survivor of a sexual offence without requiring court approval, except in limited circumstances. The Greens will support this bill'
Human Tissue Amendment Bill 2020
'The Greens support this necessary bill, but it will not really change anything much. What would make a welcome change would be for the state government to increase the number of eligible donors
Sydney Road and Outdoor Dining - Constituency question
'Will the government make some car-parking spaces eligible outside venues on Sydney Road for outdoor dining conversions?'
Brunswick East Entertanment Festival - Members Statement
Brunswick East Entertainment Festival—four women in fluoro wigs and hot pink dancing on their lawn to 1980s disco classics.
Sydney Road Upgrade - Adjournment
Sydney Road needs to be urgently rebuilt and revitalised to attract more shoppers and walkers and to make it safer for bike riders as restrictions are eased.
Covid-19 Omnibus (emergency Measures) And Other Acts Amendment Bill 2020
The government has amended the bill, removing the detention powers entirely, limiting the powers of police and tightening the definition of who can become an authorised officer. These amendments are welcomed by the Greens
Questions Without Notice - Healthcare Workers and COVID-19
Hospitals in some parts of the world, often those places with past experiences of SARS, have achieved low or zero rates of health worker infections. Given the substantial risk of another increase in incidence, what do Victorian hospitals plan to do differently to protect their staff from infection?