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Domestic Violence Funding Question Without Notice

GRIMLEY (Western Victoria) (17:40:17): My question is to the Minister for Health representing the Minister for Prevention of Family Violence. The protection of vulnerable persons continues to be a core value of Derryn Hinch’s Justice Party, and this is reflected in our policy for domestic violence reform. On average eight women present to hospital every […]

West Gate Tunnel Project Second Reading Speech

GRIMLEY (Western Victoria) (22:34:20): I would like to speak briefly to the state government’s West Gate Tunnel (Truck Bans and Traffic Management ) Bill 2019, and it will be brief. If the bill passes, it will give the final green light to the $6.7 billion project. Understandably, there are a handful of concerns that Derryn […]

Police and Other Matters Bill Amendment

GRIMLEY (Western Victoria) (15:16:11): I would like to echo the sentiments of Mr Gepp in some of the comments that he has just raised, in particular more recently in relation to the increase in police numbers that the government is slowly putting forward, although I am not too sure in my time recently that I […]

Questions Without Notice: Public Housing

GRIMLEY (Western Victoria) (12:00:57): My question is for the minister representing the Minister for Housing, Ms Symes. Recently my office had the pleasure of meeting Jenny Smith and Kate Colvin of the Council to Homeless Persons. Both Jenny and Kate explained the growing homelessness crisis facing Victoria, in particular in my region of western Victoria. […]

Constituency Question: Internet in Regional Schools

GRIMLEY (Western Victoria) (12:45:49): My question is to the Minister for Higher Education representing the Minister for Education. Last week I met with Scott Diamond, the principal of Surf Coast Secondary College. Whilst the school is achieving better outcomes for students year on year, learning is often slow due to poor internet speeds and limits. […]

Members Statement: Donna Bowman

GRIMLEY (Western Victoria) (15:18:32): I rise today to encourage and spread the message of an outstanding community member and member of the Victoria Police family, Donna Bowman. Donna’s husband, Anthony Bowman, was an ex-Victoria Police officer. On 18 March last year Donna found Anthony after he had committed suicide on their property. Prior to his […]

Adjournment: Review of Cumulative Sentencing

GRIMLEY (Western Victoria) (18:26:52): My adjournment matter is for the attention of the Attorney-General, the Honourable Jill Hennessy, and it relates to the inadequate and insulting sentence of James Gargasoulas to not only the people he killed and injured but also their family, friends, loved ones and the community as a whole. As we all […]

Adjournment: Geelong CBD Crime

GRIMLEY (Western Victoria) (18:04:41): My adjournment matter is for the attention of the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, and it relates to ongoing crime and antisocial behaviour within the Geelong CBD, in particular within the Geelong mall area. This is an area that is close to my heart. I spent many hours walking the […]