Children Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

August 29, 2019 -

Mr KENNEDY (Hawthorn) (14:09:25): I rise to speak on mandatory reporting being extended to include people in religious ministry. This has specific relevance to the Catholic Church and in particular its sacrament of reconciliation known as confession. Unfortunately some have seen this as some sort of...

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Secure Storage For Schools To Roll Out Mobile Phone Ban

August 26, 2019 -

The Andrews Labor Government is investing $12.4 million to deliver the resources schools need to securely store student mobile phones, ahead of the state-wide school ban starting next year. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the funding at Auburn High School with Member for...

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Budget Papers 2019-20

August 15, 2019 -

Mr KENNEDY (Hawthorn) (16:24:11): I am delighted to comment on the Andrews budget. My electorate of Hawthorn has benefited greatly from exciting and well-received initiatives. The hard work and commitment of many constituents has been recognised in this budget. We are listening to the people of...

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