LABOUR HIRE LICENSING BILL 2017

Second reading Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (10:47:46) — I too rise to speak on the Labour Hire Licensing Bill 2017. I will not go through all of the elements of the bill as did the previous speakers; they have been well outlined. But I want to start from the basic compact that has existed in this country…

PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS

Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (10:35:01) — I was not going to speak on this motion, but I will, because the undercurrent of suggestions from both Mr Davis and now the contribution from Dr Ratnam would suggest there is something underhanded or not right with this agreement. We have said that we will support the motion before the house, but…

MEMBERS STATEMENTS – PAUL AHERN

  Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (09:56:35) — When I first stood up in this place I spoke about Noel and Karen Ahern and their kids, Paul and Robert, and how they were like family to my family. Noel and Karen, like my wife, Sue, and I, met at the Australian Taxation Office. Karen is a proud Gunnai/Kurnai…

BOOSTING SKILLS AND CREATING JOBS IN THE MALLEE

The Andrews Labor Government is funding a new regional skills program to support vulnerable workers, help meet skills needs, and create more jobs across the Mallee region. Through the Labor Government’s Regional Skills Fund, a grant of $395,454 has been provided to Shaping Futures as a contribution towards the ‘Innovative Workforce Cluster – Sunraysia Employment…

BOOSTING ROAD SAFETY AROUND SHEPPARTON

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting safety for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers across Shepparton, with five key projects due to be complete this month. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced the Labor Government will deliver $234,800 to improve safety in Murchison, Undera, Cosgrove and Tatura. Two new pedestrian refuge islands are being installed…