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Luke Johansson

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — I take this opportunity to acknowledge the life and very sad passing of Luke Johansson. While I did not have the opportunity to meet Luke, it was through an outpouring of grief and love from so many local residents that I came..

Melbourne Metro Rail Project

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Public Transport. The action I seek is for the minister to update my community in the Mordialloc electorate on the benefits of delivering the Melbourne Metro rail project, a $10.9 billion project that will have..

Education Funding

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — My adjournment matter tonight is for the Minister for Education, and the action I seek is for the education minister to update my community on the impacts of not proceeding with the Gonski education funding reforms. David Gonski’s report of 2011 was..

Sandringham Hospital

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Health. The action I seek is for the minister to visit Sandringham Hospital, which services my electorate, to discuss and understand the effects of cuts by the federal government to its services to our..

Mordialloc Beach Primary School

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — Recently I had the opportunity to visit Mordialloc Beach Primary School to get an update on its year so far, as it finishes the first term, and its future plans for the coming year. This is a fantastic local school that, in..

Ambulance Services

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — It gives me great pleasure to rise and recognise that this week a significant milestone has been achieved with the support of our paramedics. This is a significant achievement for the Andrews Labor government, having come to government promising to end the..

State Emergency Service Chelsea Unit

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — I raise a matter tonight for the Minister for Emergency Services, and the action I seek is for the minister to visit the Chelsea State Emergency Service (SES) unit in my electorate to seek to understand some of its future needs and..

Parktone Primary School

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — I raise a matter for the Minister for Education, and the action I seek is that the minister visit Parktone Primary School to hear about its future needs following significant growth in its students numbers. It is worth reflecting for a moment..

Maddie Race

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — I rise today to talk about the story of a local community hero, Maddie Race, who has given so much to our local community over the last few years, in particular the Chelsea Heights Community Centre, where she has been on a..

CSIRO Aspendale Facility

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — I raise a matter for the Minister for Industry. The action I seek is for the minister to visit the CSIRO facility in my electorate, in Aspendale, to see firsthand the effects proposed changes would have on the site in Aspendale. Members..

Beaumaris Secondary College

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — It has been a significant journey for the Beaumaris community, particularly the Beaumaris secondary college community, over the past 18 months, which is culminating now in a working planning group that has been established to reopen a Beaumaris secondary college in 2018. As..

Chelsea Heights Primary School

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — I raise a matter for the Minister for Education. The action I seek is for the minister to visit Chelsea Heights Primary School to hear about its application for an Inclusive School Fund grant and the important work the school is doing..

Australia Day

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — It gives me great pleasure to rise and acknowledge the Australia Day award recipients for the City of Kingston and pay tribute to those who received recognition. The City of Kingston, like so many municipalities across the south-eastern suburbs, has an array..

Racial and Religious Tolerance

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — I want to raise and address some of the comments made in and the coverage of the recent US presidential debate, particularly the demonisation of a particular religion — Muslims generally — and some of the hate-filled speeches made at rallies across our country..

Mordialloc Electorate Sports Facilities

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — I raise an adjournment matter for the Minister for Sport. The action I seek is that the minister visit two sporting precincts in my electorate, Gerry Green Reserve and the Edithvale Aspendale Sporting Club precinct, to hear from club representatives about the..

Chelsea and Chelsea Heights Kindergartens

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — I raise a matter this evening for the Minister for Families and Children. The action I seek is that the minister approve a funding swap arrangement between Chelsea Heights Kindergarten and Chelsea Heights Primary School which was put forward by the Kingston..

Education Funding

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — It gives me great pleasure to rise, leading up to the end of the first year of the Andrews Labor government, to reflect on the government’s contributions to education in our community. One fundamental commitment that we made leading into the 2014..

Level Crossings

Mr RICHARDSON (Mordialloc) — I raise a matter for the Minister for Public Transport. The action I seek is for the minister to commence community consultations in the next few months on the Cheltenham to Frankston railway level crossing removals to better understand the needs of..