Local Government Bill 2018

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (18:23:02) — I am also pleased to have the opportunity to speak on the Local Government Bill 2018. What we know is that the role, structure and functions of local government have evolved over the years. The expectations and the demands placed on our local..

Members statements – Tullamarine Tennis Club

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (09:57:17) — It was terrific to attend the Tullamarine Tennis Club committee meeting on Monday night and hear from the club president, Colin Akers, and other committee members on how the club is tracking and their future plans. This is a great club. They are..

Members Statements – Parliamentary Friends of Rugby League

Mr J. BULL — Continuing with that sporting theme, it was fantastic to have the opportunity to have a run around on the MCG last week in the traditional parliamentary friends of rugby touch football match. It was an early start. Bodies started cold but the heat was..

Members Statements – Motor vehicle registration fees

Mr J. BULL — This government is committed to making things fair, and last year we announced our short-term registration policy. Short-term regos are booming, and why wouldn’t they be? More than 500 000 Victorians have opted to pay their rego in instalments since being given the option from 1 January..

Members statements – TAFE funding

Mr J. BULL — It has also been wonderful to talk to hundreds of residents in my electorate who have contacted me to acknowledge the importance of our free TAFE announcement as part of the May state budget. A number of residents have asked about the list of..

Constituency questions – Diggers Rest Recreation Reserve

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (12:01:36) — (14 502) My question is for the Minister for Sport. What is the latest information on the application for the Diggers Rest Recreation Reserve oval 1 sports lighting project? I understand that this application to the country football and netball program involves the removal of..

Members statements – Tullamarine Community House

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (10:01:28) — Recently I was delighted to visit Tullamarine Community House, which was delighted to learn of our $21.8 million budget allocation. This of course is the biggest ever funding increase to neighbourhood house coordination hours. What we know is that 160 neighbourhood houses across the state..

Members statements – Sunbury electorate kindergartens

Mr J. BULL — In more great news, I had the exciting opportunity last week to visit my old preschool at Stewarts Lane in Sunbury as well as Taylor Drive Preschool in Gladstone Park. I joined the Hume City Council mayor at both preschools to announce the completion..

Constituency questions – Head Start apprenticeships and traineeships program

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (12:06:41) — (14 418) My question is for the Minister for Education. Minister, which schools in my electorate are likely to be involved in the recently announced Head Start apprenticeships and traineeships program? I am delighted that the Andrews Labor government will deliver up to 1700 new..

Serious Offenders Bill 2018

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (18:50:46) — I am pleased to have the opportunity to contribute to the debate on the Serious Offenders Bill 2018. I am aware there are other members wishing to contribute to the bill, so I will keep my remarks reasonably brief. Every Victorian has the..

State Taxation Acts Amendment Bill 2018

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (18:00:48) — I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak on the State Taxation Acts Amendment Bill 2018. This of course goes to the heart of the budget, and for the past three years those on this side of the house have been focused..

Adjournment Debate – Jacksons Hill Master Plan

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (19:15:04) — (14 406) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Creative Industries. The action I seek is for the minister to visit my electorate and meet with the Sunbury Community Arts Network to discuss the brand-new arts precinct to be formed at Jacksons Hill…

Constituency questions – Sunbury Road Upgrades

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (11:57:35) — (14 349) My question is to the Minister for Roads and Road Safety. What are the design time lines for the duplication of Sunbury Road announced in last week’s state budget? Whilst those opposite could only talk about fixing this road, it is the..

Members Statements – Jacksons Hill master plan

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (09:58:57) — Last week I had the great pleasure of welcoming the Premier to Sunbury. After a fantastic lunch at one of Sunbury’s best local eateries, the Spotted Owl, we visited Sunbury Primary School, Sunbury and Macedon Ranges Specialist School and the Boilerhouse, located on..

Appropriation (2018-2019) Bill 2018

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (16:28:00) — It is my absolute pleasure to speak on the Appropriation (2018–2019) Bill 2018. This budget is all about getting it done, and getting it done we are. There is nothing more important than delivering on commitments we made to the people of Victoria..

Members statements – Sunbury and Macedon Ranges Specialist School

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (15:03:15) — What a great day, and what a great Labor budget. Last Thursday I had the pleasure of visiting Sunbury and Macedon Ranges Specialist School to announce a huge $10.8 million investment as part of the 2018–19 Victorian budget to expand, upgrade and modernise heritage..