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

CHILDREN AND JUSTICE LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (YOUTH JUSTICE REFORM) BILL 2017 Second reading Debate resumed from 25 May; motion of Mr PAKULA (Attorney-General). Mr Pesutto (Hawthorn) — I am pleased this afternoon to rise and speak on the Children and Justice Legislation Amendment...
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Anthony Foster

Mr Pesutto (Hawthorn) (By leave) — In ancient Christian scripture there is an old saying I often think about, ‘A searching trial awaits those who wield power’. Down the ages we have wrestled with how to protect the flock from the shepherds. From our earliest thinkers...
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Bail Amendment (Stage One) Bill 2017

BAIL AMENDMENT (STAGE ONE) BILL 2017 Second reading Debate resumed from 25 May; motion of Mr PAKULA (Attorney-General). Mr PESUTTO (Hawthorn) — I am pleased to be able to rise tonight and speak on the Bail Amendment (Stage One) Bill 2017. I can advise the house at the outset that...
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Member for Gembrook

Mr PESUTTO (Hawthorn) — What hypocrites! We are not going to be lectured by the hypocrites opposite, who have done more than any other party or government in recent history to put our fire services under the threat they face today. It is a government that is prepared to tear...
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Children and Justice Legislation Amendment (Youth Justice Reform) Bill 2017

CHILDREN AND JUSTICE LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (YOUTH JUSTICE REFORM) BILL 2017 Second reading Mr Pesutto (Hawthorn) — I am curious as to why this is being adjourned for only 13 days, not the traditional two weeks. We are obviously prepared to be reasonable and make exceptions and...
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Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Amendment (Latrobe Valley Mine Rehabilitation Commissioner) Bill 2017

MINERAL RESOURCES (SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT) AMENDMENT (LATROBE VALLEY MINE REHABILITATION COMMISSIONER) BILL 2017 Consideration in detail 11 May 2017 MR PESUTTO (Hawthorn) — My question for the minister is in relation to section 84AL on page 10. What is the definition of...
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Old Scotch Football Club

OLD SCOTCH FOOTBALL CLUB Members Statements 10 May 2017 MR PESUTTO (Hawthorn) — On 22 April I was pleased to attend the Camberwell sportsground on the occasion of traditional rivals Old Scotch Football Club and Monash Blues playing at Old Scotch’s first home match of the...
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