Local Government Bill 2019

November 28, 2019 -

Mr KENNEDY (Hawthorn) (12:20:07): I rise to speak on the Local Government Bill 2019, and I would like to begin by just saying a few words about one of the great marriages in heaven. One of the great marriages in heaven is the fact that...

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Shade Grants

November 28, 2019 -

Mr KENNEDY (Hawthorn) (11:47:56): (1778) My question is for the Minister for Health in the other place. What will the minister do to assist community groups in my Hawthorn electorate to provide shade and sun-protective items in their outdoor spaces and for events? The Andrews Labor...

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Caroline Chisholm Society

November 27, 2019 -

Mr KENNEDY (Hawthorn) (09:48:10): In another place far from here we are offered the simplistic mantra of ‘A fair go for those who have a go’. This morning I join members in paying tribute to the Caroline Chisholm Society on the occasion of the 50th anniversary...

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Budget 2020-21 Putting People First In Hawthorn

November 24, 2019 -

When the Andrews Labor Government was elected, we promised to put people first. As our state begins its recovery from the global pandemic, people will continue to be our priority. The Victorian Budget 2020/21 delivers on the investments that will see our community recover – and come...

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Workplace Safety Legislation Amendment (Workplace Manslaughter And Other Matters) Bill 2019

November 14, 2019 -

Mr KENNEDY (Hawthorn) (16:13:00): I imagine—in the work that I do, anyway, in this place and that is associated with this place—there is a thirst for a world that is fair, productive and compassionate, and personally I try to apply all three. I recognise that it...

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Camberwell Junction Crown Land

November 13, 2019 -

Mr KENNEDY (Hawthorn) (09:51:17): On 31 October I lodged a petition on behalf of many passionate residents of the City of Boroondara in my electorate of Hawthorn. The petition outlined how more public parks and playgrounds are needed for the rapidly growing population of Camberwell Junction...

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Hawthorn West Primary School

November 12, 2019 -

Mr KENNEDY (Hawthorn) (19:17:45): (1431) My adjournment matter tonight is for the Minister for Health and concerns the government’s SunSmart program. The action I seek is that the minister approves the school shade grants application of Hawthorn West Primary School in my electorate. Australia has one...

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