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MEMBERS STATEMENT: GOVERNMENT ACHIEVEMENTS

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to inform the house of the Andrews government’s achievements for my electorate of Werribee since forming government. We recently announced a $1.8 billion outer suburban arterial roads package, which will provide transformational upgrades to eight priority roads, 30 kilometres of lane duplication and..

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: EMPLOYMENT

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to update the house on the continuing success of the Andrews Labor government in delivering jobs for the Victorian community. Figures released last week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that over 184 000 jobs have been created by this government since..

Members Statement: Western suburbs roads

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to update the house of the Andrews Labor government’s huge investments in road infrastructure in my local community, infrastructure that will cut commute times, support businesses and also grow jobs. This week I joined the Premier and the Minister for Roads..

Ministers statements: government financial management

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to update the house and give it some good news on the economic and financial management front because those opposite are clearly looking a bit glum today. I have got good news for you. The 2016–17 Quarterly Financial Report No. 1..

Ministers statements: Latrobe Valley employment

Mr Pallas (Treasurer) — I rise to inform the house about the actions of the Andrews government in the Latrobe Valley following the announcement of the impending closure of the Hazelwood power plant. On Friday the government announced that our Back to Work scheme will be..

Ministers Statement: Economy

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to update the house on the continuing success of the Victorian economy. The CommSec State of the States report confirms that Victoria has nominal annual economic growth of 5.4 per cent and is leading the nation. Mr M. O’Brien interjected. The SPEAKER — Order!..

Members Statement: Chirnside Park

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to update the house on the success of the Andrews government in safeguarding Victoria’s finances. The annual financial report tabled today shows that Victoria has recorded a strong surplus of $2.7 billion for the 2015–16 financial year. In the first full..

Ministers Statement: Economy

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to update the house on the success of the Andrews government in safeguarding Victoria’s finances. The annual financial report tabled today shows that Victoria has recorded a strong surplus of $2.7 billion for the 2015–16 financial year. In the first full..

Ministers Statement: Employment

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to inform the house about the achievements of the Andrews Labor government in delivering on jobs for Victorians. The August Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show that Victoria’s unemployment rate is now 5.5 per cent. Since the Andrews Labor government was..

Minister Statement: Federal Asset Recycling Initiative

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I grieve for the people of Victoria, who have been treated with complete contempt by a Sydney-centric federal Liberal government. The most recent of these outrages is the federal Liberal Party’s duplicitous and, might I say, dishonest approach to the asset recycling..

Minister Statement: Lease of the Port of Melbourne

  Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — It gives me unmitigated joy to advise the house of the success of the Andrews government in leasing the port of Melbourne. In a stunning result for the state of Victoria, the port of Melbourne lease returned a massive $9.729 billion result…

Member’s Statement: Werribee Electorate Government Initiatives

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to inform the house of several initiatives of the Andrews Labor government designed to strengthen the local community in my electorate of Werribee. The government is supporting State Emergency Service (SES) and Country Fire Authority (CFA) volunteers in their life-saving..

Ministers Statement: High Capacity Trains

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I am delighted to inform the house of the Andrews Labor government’s sustained investment in rolling stock and infrastructure that is creating jobs for Victorians. Thanks to the efforts of the Andrews Labor government, the single biggest order of trains in the..

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: ECONOMY

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to inform the house of the acquittal of our commitment to create 100 000 full‑time jobs and the resurgent Victorian economy that has produced this result. The Andrews Labor government has delivered the highest annual full‑time jobs growth, the fastest growth in the..

Ministers Statement: Employment

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to update the house about the new achievements of the Andrews Labor government in creating jobs for all Victorians. We have done this in community consultation. We have not laid a wreath at the feet of community consultation; we have..

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: ECONOMY

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — My grievance today concerns the outrageous duplicity of those opposite when it comes to the question of economic growth in this state. In particular I take umbrage on behalf of the more than 3 million Victorians who are now gainfully employed. If you listened..

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: EMPLOYMENT

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I am always prepared to defer to the Deputy Premier, but I thank him for allowing me this great opportunity. I rise to inform the house of the continued success of the Victorian economy in creating jobs for all Victorians. The latest figures..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: WERRIBEE ELECTORATE INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to inform the house of several projects that will provide growth in employment and exciting new opportunities for my electorate of Werribee. The western distributor project will see local businesses play an essential role in providing for this vital second river..