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..
Land (Revocation of Reservations) Bill 2012 – Second Reading Speech delivered in Parliament 19 April 2012
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — It gives me great pleasure to speak on this bill, the Land (Revocation of Reservations) Bill 2012. Bills of this nature come before this place every so often — every few years, generally — and they seek to make a number..
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — I address the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee report on the 2011-12 budget estimates, part 3, specifically with reference to section 2.6.1 of the report dealing with infrastructure spend. Page 26 states: The 2011-12 budget papers explain that the estimated reduction..
The State Member for Tarneit, Tim Pallas, has demanded that Wyndham be made a priority in the upcoming State budget. “Wyndham is the fastest growing municipality in Victoria and it is not good enough for our infrastructure not to be keeping up”, said Mr Pallas…
Tim Pallas, the Member for Tarneit and John Eren, the Member for Lara have called on the Baillieu Government to invest in Wyndham’s roads at a community rally yesterday. The rally was organised by local community members concerned about safety and congestion on local arterial..
The Baillieu Government has had 16 months to honour the pre-election commitment of its candidate, Andrew Elsbury, that funding must be made available immediately to complete the upgrade of Werribee Secondary College (WSC). In a pre-election media release dated 20 October 2010, Mr Elsbury stated..
Accident Compensation Amendment (Repayments and dividends) Bill 2012 – Second Reading Speech delivered in Parliament 29 March 2012
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — I am pleased to rise to speak in opposition to this bill. What we have heard once again today is an attempt to justify an unreconstructed dash for cash. This is a smash-and-grab job from a fainthearted and fiscally feeble government..
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — I rise to raise concern about the disastrous and continuing deteriorating state of capital works in my electorate of Tarneit. This has been due to a reduced effort by the current government in allocating capital works funding for schools. I note..
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — I wish to refer to the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee report on the 2011-12 budget estimates, part 1, section 12.4.3, page 116, which discusses the freight access charge into the port of Melbourne. The Premier has made comment in this..
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — The matter I wish to raise is for the Minister for Roads. The action I seek is that the minister conclude the review into truck exclusion lanes and make public its conclusions to provide the public with an appreciation of how..
Employment: government performance – Matters of Public Importance Speech delivered in Parliament 14 March 2012
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — I rise to support the matter of public importance put forward by the member for Mulgrave, the Leader of the Opposition. In so doing I want to rely on comments made in this place previously. On 19 September 2001, the following..
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — I refer to part 3 of the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee report on the 2011-12 budget estimates dated September 2011, and specifically to table 7.15 on page 195, which deals with inquiries and reviews. We of course know that the..
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit)– I wish to draw the attention of the house to the tragic increase in road accidents and fatalities in my electorate of Tarneit and the urgent need for investment in infrastructure to keep roads in the city of Wyndham safe and performing..
Tim Pallas, Member for Tarneit, and John Eren, Member for Lara, have again called on the Baillieu Government to commit to making the Duncans Road – Princes Highway intersection a full diamond interchange at the Community Alliance for a Diamond at Duncans’ launch of a..
Mr Pallas (Tarneit) — I express my growing concern and the concern of my community about the urgent need for the government to commit to substantial action on the development of the Werribee employment precinct. This is a much-needed investment aimed at developing local job ..
Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) — The matter I wish to raise is for the Minister for Ports. The action I seek is for the minister to announce the government’s long overdue plans to deal with the short to medium-term container handling capacity constraints at the port..
Western suburbs State MPs Jill Hennessy, Tim Pallas and Wade Noonan today held a “Morning Teal” event at Point Cook Community Centre, to lend their support to Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. The campaign to convert February into a teal-coloured awareness drive is led by Ovarian..