MEMBERS STATEMENTS Dustin Martin

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 Dustin Martin Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (10:04:00) — I want to make a different contribution to some of the self‑indulgent offerings made yesterday by a couple of my friends opposite. I want to talk about a young man from Castlemaine, in my electorate of Northern Victoria, who on 30 September this year capped an…

APPRENTICESHIPS AND TRAINEESHIPS

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (16:17:50) — I tell you what: it is quite amazing when you walk in here and you cop a lecture from those opposite about manufacturing, about health and safety and about young people’s jobs. You are kidding. Three weeks ago, when we moved a proposition that talked about increasing…

DRUGS, POISONS AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES AMENDMENT (REAL‑TIME PRESCRIPTION MONITORING) BILL 2017 Second reading

   Tuesday, 17 October 2017 Second reading Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (19:47:58) — I too rise to speak on the Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Amendment (Real–time Prescription Monitoring) Bill 2017. I will not take too long — there is clearly agreement across the house about this bill — but there are some things I want to talk about…

CELEBRATING EXCELLENCE IN MILDURA SCHOOLS

Chaffey Secondary College music teacher Luke Peak is among the finalists of this year’s Victorian Education Excellence Awards. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the 28 finalists across nine award categories, congratulating them on their achievements contributing to education. The awards recognise inspirational teachers, principals and support staff who get the best out of…

BOOST FOR LOCAL SPORTS CLUBS IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

Grassroots sports clubs in Northern Victoria are getting the equipment, skills and expertise they need to grow and win silverware. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, today announced thirty Northern Victoria clubs that will share in over $500,000 from the first round of the Andrews Labor Government’s Sporting Club Grants Program 2017-18. “We’re giving grassroots…