Extra leave boost for magistrates

26 Sep 2018 • Herald Sun, Melbourne (General News) by Matt Johnston VICTORIA’S magistrates should get an extra two weeks of annual leave and its judges’ perks should be extended, a review of judicial entitlements has recommended. The proposed changes, sent to...
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Drop this idea and drop it now

Daniel Andrews has to come out today and kill this brain snap idea to increase the salary and perks of judges and magistrates. We don’t want any of Daniel Andrews’ usual weasel words, he just needs to slap down this idea straight away. According to reports in today’s media,...
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TPG furore in Canterbury

25 Sep 2018 • Progress Leader, Melbourne (General News) by Anthony Piovesan More residents slam company over infrastructure TPG’s wireless 4G roll out has again come under fire, this time from residents in Maling Rd, Canterbury who claimed the telecommunications company...
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Virus drives down camera infringements

24 Sep 2018 • Age, Melbourne (General News) by Benjamin Preiss A computer virus that infected Victoria’s road safety camera network contributed to a major decrease in the number of infringements issued in the past financial year. Infringements plummeted by more than 10 per...
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Hawthorn electorate mobile network rollout

Hawthorn electorate mobile network rollout Adjournment 20 September 2018 Mr PESUTTO (Hawthorn) (17:12:03) — (15 039) On indulgence, before I turn to my adjournment matter, can I congratulate you. You have had a difficult job, and although at times I have wanted to stand up and...
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Open Courts and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2018

Open Courts and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2018 Consideration in detail 20 September 2018 Mr PESUTTO — Could I add my comments — with indulgence — just to extend my thanks to the Speaker, to all of the parliamentary staff and to all of the electorate office and ministerial staff,...
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St Dunstan’S Anglican Kindergarten: Petitions

St Dunstan’S Anglican Kindergarten: Petitions 20 September 2018 To the Legislative Assembly of Victoria: The petition of residents of Camberwell, Glen Iris and Hawthorn draws to the attention of the House the unsafe driving practices such as speeding which are occurring...
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Justice Legislation Miscellaneous Amendment Bill 2018

Justice Legislation Miscellaneous Amendment Bill 2018 Council’s amendments 19 September 2018 Mr PESUTTO (Hawthorn) (17:55:13) — I am pleased to take this opportunity to comment on these amendments. We will be supporting these amendments. I would like first to place on...
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Open Courts and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2018: Points of order

Open Courts and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2018 Points of order 19 September 2018 Mr Pesutto — On a point of order, Acting Speaker, I am loath to interrupt my colleague in his speech, but I do take personal offence at the use of the term ‘racism’. I know that I do not,...
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Open Courts and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2018

Open Courts and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2018 Second reading 19 September 2018 Mr PESUTTO (Hawthorn) (12:36:09) — I am pleased to be able to rise this afternoon to speak on the Open Courts and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2018. It is a bill that, as the house has been advised by...
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