Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — I rise to express concern about the matter of ambulance ramping times at Werribee Mercy Hospital and the need for the government to recognise and invest in meeting the growing health needs in Wyndham. The Wyndham Weekly recently reported that the hospital’s..
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — It gives me pleasure to rise to speak on the Statute Law Revision Bill 2012. In doing so I recognise that the work of this Parliament and the need for constant revision of statute law are important. On occasion the drafters of bills..
The Growth Areas Authority has included the 450ha in Point Cook, which has already been vocally opposed by residents, and an astonishing 1,110ha in Werribee West, in its Urban Growth Boundaries, opening the way for further population growth in our already stretched community. Local State..
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — I rise to express my concern about the increasingly inadequate state of school transport funding in my electorate in the city of Wyndham. The funding allocated for new public transport initiatives in the 2012-13 budget has again fallen well short of..
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — It gives me pleasure to rise to speak in regard to the Appropriation (2012/2013) Bill 2012. There come times in political life when you hear many in the elite of political opinion saying that there is no difference between political sides..
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — The matter I wish to raise is for the Minister for Ports. The action I seek is that the minister review the current plans to locate the secondary, complementary metropolitan container port at the port of Hastings and in so doing..
More than 10,000 people in the Western Metropolitan region were diagnosed with cancer in the past three years, of which 1,271 were in the Werribee local area, according to figures released by Cancer Council Victoria. While it is welcome news that more than two thirds..
The Baillieu Government’s ‘tough on crime’ agenda is in tatters, with new statistics showing a 9.4% increase in total crime, Member for Tarneit Tim Pallas said today. Mr Pallas said the statistics, issued by Victoria Police, showed that the overall crime rate in Wyndham increased..
Galvin Park Secondary College: funding To the LegislativeAssembly of Victoria: This petition of certain citizens of the state of Victoria draws to the attention of theLegislative Assembly the need for the state government to fully fund andmodernise Galvin Park Secondary College (GPSC) as a matter..
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — I rise to commend the H3 Wyndham Alliance and the work it does to address the issues of housing, health and homelessness in the Wyndham community. The H3 Wyndham Alliance is a formal partnership of local organisations committed to health, housing ..
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — I wish to grieve today for the people of Frankston and the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne and for the continuing erosion of the levels of infrastructure they clearly need. There is also the need for improved parliamentary standards in this place. ..
Parliamentary Salaries and Superannuation Amendment (Salary restraint) Bill 2012 – Second Reading Speech delivered in Parliament 23 May 2012
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — I rise to speak on the Parliamentary Salaries and Superannuation Amendment (Salary Restraint) Bill 2012. My contribution to this bill will be brief. The state opposition does not oppose the bill. However, in indicating that position let me be clear that it..
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — I rise to speak about the level of investment in education infrastructure in my community of Wyndham in the 2012-13 Victorian state budget. I acknowledge that the storm-damaged Galvin Park Secondary College has been allocated $14 million for its rebuild but..
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — I wish to refer to page 116 of the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee (PAEC) report on the 2011-12 budget estimates, part 1, which deals with the hearings relating to the Ports portfolio. Key matters raised at the budget estimates hearings ..
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — The matter I wish to raise is for the Attorney-General, and the action I seek is that he review, and in so doing upgrade, the security arrangements at Werribee Magistrates Court to ensure there are adequate facilities to safeguard the protection..
24 April 2012 Western suburbs State Labor MPs have joined together calling on the Baillieu Government to recognise the growth and vital transport needs to their communities in the 2012/13 State Budget. State Member for Tarneit Tim Pallas, Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan, Memberfor Melton..
A number of local sporting organisations in Wyndham have been awarded grants of up to $2,500 from the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation to train volunteers, purchase sports equipment, for injury prevention and management equipment and portable sunshade. State Member for Tarneit, Tim Pallas, said the..
All western suburban Legislative Assembly Members of State Parliament have joined together in a common call for the Baillieu Government to recognise the growth and evident transport needs to their communities in the 2012/13 State Budget, from the Westgate to Werribee and Diggers Rest to..