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Children and Justice Legislation Amendment (Youth Justice Reform) Bill 2017

CHILDREN AND JUSTICE LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (YOUTH JUSTICE REFORM) BILL 2017Council’s Amendments Mr Pesutto (Hawthorn) — We will not be opposing the amendments today, but we find ourselves in a position where the government, in order to provide a sop to those who want to...
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Bills St Hawthorn Development

6 September 2017 Members Statements Mr Pesutto (Hawthorn) — I speak today on an issue surrounding the government’s proposal for a massive redevelopment of Bills Street in Hawthorn following a public meeting which I attended on 9 August 2017. One of the issues raised by...
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Justice Legislation Amendment (Body-Worn Cameras and Other Matters) Bill 2017

JUSTICE LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (BODY-WORN CAMERAS AND OTHER MATTERS) BILL 2017 Second reading Debate resumed from 9 August; motion of Mr PAKULA (Attorney-General). Mr PESUTTO (Hawthorn) — I am pleased this afternoon to be able to speak on the Justice Legislation Amendment...
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Liberal Party

Matters of public importance Mr Pesutto (Hawthorn) — What a pathetic matter of public importance (MPI) this is, launched by Anthony Scaramucci over there. What an impassioned performance it was. How pathetic but how fitting it was that the fellow over the table there launched...
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Glenferrie Oval, Hawthorn

Adjournment Mr Pesutto (Hawthorn) — (12 904) My adjournment matter this evening is for the Minister for Police. The action I seek is that the minister instruct her department and relevant agencies to provide a detailed safety report on the Glenferrie Oval precinct in Hawthorn,...
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Sheriff prison program

Questions without Notice Mr Pesutto (Hawthorn) — On 1 July this year this year — five weeks ago — you increased the fines and charges imposed on ordinary, hardworking Victorians by tens of millions of dollars. As the same time, you are going to forgive the debts of criminals,...
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Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria

Mr Pesutto (Hawthorn) (By leave) — On behalf of members on this side of the house we wish to echo what the Attorney-General has just said and to wish Justice Ferguson all the best in her very important new role. Her academic and judicial achievements are outstanding and we wish...
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Justice Legislation Amendment (Court Security, Juries and Other Matters) Bill 2017

JUSTICE LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (COURT SECURITY, JURIES AND OTHER MATTERS) BILL 2017 Second Reading Debate resumed from 25 May; motion of Mr PAKULA (Attorney-General). Mr PESUTTO (Hawthorn) — I am pleased to rise today to speak on the Justice Legislation Amendment (Court Security,...
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Sentencing Amendment (Sentencing Standards) Bill 2017

SENTENCING AMENDMENT (SENTENCING STANDARDS) BILL 2017 Second reading Debate resumed from 25 May; motion of Mr PAKULA (Attorney-General). Mr Pesutto (Hawthorn) — I am pleased this morning to rise and speak on the Sentencing Amendment (Sentencing Standards) Bill 2017. I should say...
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Bail Amendment (Stage One) Bill 2017

BAIL AMENDMENT (STAGE ONE) BILL 2017 Consideration in detail Mr Pesutto(Hawthorn) — My question is in relation to purposes as well. Clause 1(a)(i) says one purpose is ‘to make fresh provision about the circumstances in which bail may be granted or refused and who may grant...
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Bail Amendment (Stage One) Bill 2017

BAIL AMENDMENT (STAGE ONE) BILL 2017 Consideration in detail Mr Pesutto (Hawthorn) — Given the circumstances that led to the Coghlan review emanated from the Bourke Street tragedy and from public agitation for changes to the bail laws, I note that the default commencement for the...
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Family Violence Protection Amendment (Information Sharing) Bill 2017

FAMILY VIOLENCE PROTECTION AMENDMENT (INFORMATION SHARING) BILL 2017 Council’s amendments Mr Pesutto (Hawthorn) — The coalition parties will not be opposing the amendments. We think that they are appropriate to pass. They will, in our view, enhance scrutiny of the...
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