CODID-19

Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (10:07): I rise to speak on this motion. It is a bit of a groundhog day, isn’t it, really? Another non-government business motion from Mr Davis, and it is yet another documents motion. It is not lost on me that Groundhog Day of course starred Bill Murray, and perhaps that is…

WORKER SCREENING BILL 2020

GEPP (Northern Victoria) (16:58): I was listening to all of the contributions, and I have got to say this is a fantastic day to be a member of Parliament. I have heard in some of the contributions that there might be some gaps in this bill. Dr Cumming and Mr Grimley earlier mentioned some of those, and…

MEMBERS STATEMENT: AFL GRAND FINAL

Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (10:01): I too rise to congratulate Victorian sporting teams. I will not wax lyrical about the Vixens and the Storm given the contributions of others. I agree with most of what Mr Atkinson said, but not his slight against the Richmond Football Club, who I should point out were successful on…

PANTON HILL PRESCHOOL

Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria): My adjournment matter is for the attention of the newly minted Minister for Early Childhood, and the action I seek is for her to do all in her power to convince Nillumbik shire that they must act to protect and retain the Panton Hill Preschool, which is currently under threat of…

WEST GATE BRIDGE TRAGEDY COMMEMORATION

Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria): The West Gate Bridge spans the 2.5 kilometres of the Yarra River that separates Melbourne’s western suburbs from the CBD. It is one of Australia’s biggest cable-stayed girder bridges and is used by 160 000 vehicles each day. With its distinctive curving shape the West Gate is instantly recognisable as one…

MOTION: COVID-19

GEPP (Northern Victoria) (10:37): I rise to speak on Mr Davis’s motion today. I must admit I am not quite certain where to start. I will of course talk about the Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee and some of the things that have been going on over recent weeks or maybe the mistruths that have…