Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (11:27:06) — It gives me great pleasure to talk about the launch of our extractives strategy at the Arden precinct last week. This government knows that we need a stable and affordable supply of rock, gravel and sand so that we can keep building..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — It gives me pleasure to rise to update the house on the record strong jobs growth that Victoria is experiencing right across the state. The latest employment statistics from the Australian Bureau of Statistics bear this out. Since taking office the Andrews..
Mr PALLAS — I would like to note that Werribee residents are also very excited to hear that they will soon have access to a SkyBus Werribee–Melbourne Airport service. This will offer Werribee residents a frequent and direct connection to Melbourne Airport once more, replacing the Gull..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to inform the house of the exciting plans to reopen Victoria University’s Werribee East campus. This is what happens when governments invest in the big projects that Victoria needs and in the people we need to make them happen. The Victoria..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to advise the house on the delivery of the Metro Tunnel and the transformative effect it will have upon the Victorian economy. The idea of the Metro Tunnel has been around for quite some time; in fact about a decade. Ten..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I am delighted to inform the house of the opportunities that the Andrews Labor government is providing students in my electorate of Werribee and in greater Wyndham. The 2018 budget invests $96.8 million to build Point Cook south senior secondary college, Wyndham South (Riverwalk)..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (09:43:48) — I am delighted to inform the house of the opportunities that the Andrews Labor government is providing students in my electorate of Werribee and in greater Wyndham. The 2018 budget invests $96.8 million to build Point Cook south senior secondary college, Wyndham South..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to update the house on the progress of the Geelong city deal. Like a Dickensian novel, it is a tale of two budgets. In Victoria it is the best of times. The Victorian budget of 2018–19 invests $153.2 million towards the deal…
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (12:41:28) — It gives me great pleasure to rise to update the house about the Victorian government’s last Victorian budget delivering significant investments to reduce congestion. They are investments that are made possible by our strong economy and of course our AAA‑rated economy. Our..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (14:18:22) — I move: That this bill be now read a second time. Speech as follows incorporated into Hansard under standing orders: I am pleased to introduce this bill which amends Victoria’s taxation and revenue laws including the Duties Act 2000, Payroll Tax 2007..
Delivered on 1 May 2018 by Tim Pallas MP Treasurer of the State of Victoria In accordance with section 28 of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006, I table a statement of compatibility for the Appropriation Bill (2018-19). I move that this..
Mr PALLAS — Wyndham enjoys a terrific sense of community, with many families calling the area home since it was a small country suburb. Wyndham is now one of the fastest growing regions in Australia and with that growth comes challenges to its livability. That is why..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (11:32:29) — It is my duty to update the house on the importance of ensuring that Victoria gets its fair share of funding from Canberra, and quite frankly the situation is nothing short of outrageous. Since we were elected, while those opposite have sat..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (10:38:17) — I move: That under section 6(2A) of the Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Act 1997, the transfer of the state of Victoria’s interest in Snowy Hydro Limited, held by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria, to the Commonwealth of Australia be approved. In speaking to..
Mr PALLAS (Werribee) (09:37:56) — I rise to acknowledge to the house the 40th annual celebration of the Weerama Festival in my electorate of Werribee. It was great to be with the community on this fabulous day as it celebrated local culture and talent. Weerama means ‘to..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (12:24:16) — It gives me great pleasure to advise the house on the progress the government is making in delivering the vital West Gate tunnel. Today work started on the construction of an enormous tunnelling hub that will process excavated dirt and rock. Of..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (11:33:06) — I would like to update the house on the work that this government is doing to insulate Victorians from the greatest risk to our health system: the federal Liberal‑National government and their acolytes and apologists. Victoria is the fastest growing state in..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (11:29:11) — I rise to update the house about the work that is going on delivering the infrastructure that Victoria needs and to supplement the advice from the ministers who have already addressed this place. As we know, of course major infrastructure works come..