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Constituency Question: Footscray Learning Precinct

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (12:51:46) — (13 999) Today my question is to the Minister for Education and it concerns the Footscray learning precinct. As the minister will be well aware, the member for Footscray and I have worked for many years to build support for a new education precinct..

Constituency Question: Seaworks Maritime Precinct

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (12:52:35) — (14 083) My question today is for the Minister for Ports and it concerns the upgrades to Seaworks Maritime Precinct in Williamstown. As the minister will be aware, the Andrews Labor government has committed $3 million to provide much-needed upgrades and new facilities for the..

Engineers Registration Bill 2018

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (16:07:20) — It is my pleasure this afternoon to rise and speak in support of the Engineers Registration Bill 2018. I have listened very carefully to the contributions. I think it is worth starting with some background in relation to the passage of this legislation..

Adjournment: Ferguson Street, Williamstown

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (19:18:26) — (14 207) My adjournment matter is also for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety, who in fact has become quite a frequent visitor to the Williamstown electorate, especially to mark the various milestones of the West Gate tunnel project. The action I seek..

Members Statement: Victorian Honour Roll of Women

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (15:16:50) — It is with pleasure that today I congratulate local residents Dr Maria Dudycz and Dr Jessica Gallaher, who have been inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women in 2018. Dr Dudycz was influential in the development of the Disability Act 2006. She worked to strengthen..

Constituency Question: West Gate Tunnel Project

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (11:58:44) — (13 962) My question is for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety and it relates to the critically important West Gate tunnel project. Despite the Liberal-Greens coalition wanting to consign the people of the inner west to years of pain as truck numbers..

Members Statement: West Gate Tunnel Project

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (13:39:31) — The head of Transurban last month labelled the Liberal and Greens opposition to the West Gate tunnel ‘cheap politics’ in the Age newspaper. Today I will go further than that. The Liberals’ opposition to this project is not just about cheap politics, it is more..

Adjournment: Williamstown RSL Sub-Branch

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (19:14:20) — (14 029) Tonight I wish to raise a matter for the Minister for Veterans Affairs. The action I seek from the minister is for him to help facilitate a meeting between representatives of the Williamstown community and the RSL head office to discuss re-establishing..

Members Statement: Sunshine Groupe

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (13:36:27) — It is very rare for me to use parliamentary protection to express what I believe to be a gross injustice inflicted on the people of the Brooklyn area. The matter I refer to involved legal proceedings in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal..

Labour Hire Licensing Bill 2017

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (16:34:18) — It took a long time, but we finally heard the member for Box Hill’s position this. Quite frankly, how predictable was that? I have been in this place for more than 10 years, and I have not heard the Liberal conservative side of politics..

Members Statement: Australia Day Awards

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (15:49:01) — I rise today to acknowledge the selfless contributions of individuals in the Hobsons Bay community whose commitment to improving the lives of others has earned them recognition in this year’s Australia Day honours. Dr Mukesh Haikerwal has been made a companion in the general..

Members Statement: Western Suburbs Employment

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (14:08:42) — I rise to acknowledge the extraordinary contribution and leadership of Berry Street CEO Sandie de Wolf, who will retire from her position on 8 December after 26 years in the role. Sandie has committed her life to vulnerable children and families, commencing her career as..

Members Statement: Sandie de Wolf

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (14:08:42) — I rise to acknowledge the extraordinary contribution and leadership of Berry Street CEO Sandie de Wolf, who will retire from her position on 8 December after 26 years in the role. Sandie has committed her life to vulnerable children and families, commencing her career as..

Members Statement: Ambulance Services

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (15:50:41) — Today I rise to commend Ambulance Victoria for the life-saving work they do and the Andrews Labor government for investing in the ambulance service and improving code 1 response times. We all know that paramedics save lives; however, their ability to do this is..

Members Statement: Hobsons Bay Community Fund

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (10:00:50) — I rise to acknowledge the significant support that the Hobsons Bay Community Fund has granted to so many local community organisations. The fund is a perpetual philanthropic fund established in 2006 to strengthen social inclusion in the community. The fund relies on contributions..

Members Statement: Automotive Industry

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (09:45:34) — Earlier this month marked a sad day for the Victorian manufacturing sector, with the closure of Toyota’s assembly line in Altona. This will be a difficult time for thousands of Victorians, many of whom have spent most of their working lives building motor..

Members Statement: School breakfast clubs

Mr NOONAN (Minister for Industry and Employment) — One of the unsung investments of the Andrews government is the $13.7 million to establish the school breakfast clubs program for 500 of the most disadvantaged government primary schools in Victoria over four years. The program is managed by Foodbank..