MEMBERS STATEMENTS – JACK SMITH

Tuesday 5 February, 2019 Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (15:40:48): I rise today to congratulate 18-year-old Jack Smith from Mildura on his appointment to the 2019 Victorian Youth Congress. Youth from across our state will make an invaluable contribution to youth affairs policy in Victoria, and I am sure Jack will make Northern Victoria Region proud…

LAW REFORM, ROAD AND COMMUNITY SAFETY COMMITTEE Crimes Amendment (Unlicensed Drivers) Bill 2018

  Tuesday, 18 September 2018 Crimes Amendment (Unlicensed Drivers) Bill 2018 Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (12:21:21) — I move: That the Council take note of the report. At the outset I thank the members of the committee, led by the chair, the member for Buninyong in the other place, Mr Howard; the deputy chair, Mr Tilley, the member for Benambra…

MEMBERS STATEMENTS – Cobram District Health

  Wednesday, 19 September 2018 Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (09:58:01) — I rise to inform the house about my recent visit to Cobram District Health to announce funding of $1.6 million from the Regional Health Infrastructure Fund. The money will be used to upgrade Irvin House, the residential aged‑care facility run by Cobram District Health. The project will…

MEMBERS STATEMENTS – Crime statistics

  Thursday, 20 September 2018 Crime statistics Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (10:28:25) — I rise to welcome the latest statistics from the independent Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) for Mildura and Shepparton today. I am pleased to report to the house that in Mildura crime rates have fallen by 2.4 per cent in the year to 30 June 2018. Break…

MEMBERS STATEMENTS – Furphy & Sons

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 Mr GEPP — I also recently visited with J. Furphy & Sons Pty Ltd in Shepparton to announce the expansion in Shepparton of the Industry Capability Network (ICN), which will help local industry connect with local businesses and improve their chances of bidding for local government projects. I want to thank the managing director, Adam Furphy,…

BUILDING AMENDMENT (REGISTRATION OF BUILDING TRADES AND OTHER MATTERS) BILL 2018

Second reading Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (15:14:41) — I too rise to speak on the Building Amendment (Registration of Building Trades and Other Matters) Bill 2018. This bill’s objectives are to deliver better outcomes for domestic building consumers and building practitioners through further improvements to the practitioner registration and disciplinary system, improve compliance with swimming pool and…