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Andrews Government’s double dribble on Knox Basketball Centre plans

12 May 2019 Andrews Government’s double dribble on Knox Basketball Centre plans The Andrews Labor Government has been unable to answer basic questions about the planned expansion of the State Basketball Centre at Knox Regional Sports Park, raising concerns about whether or not it...
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Helping families in need with leftover nappies

8 May 2019 In the month of May, I’m proudly supporting The Nappy Collective with its campaign to collect leftover, unused, disposable nappies for families in crisis. Many parents know the feeling of going to change their baby, only to discover they’ve had a growth spurt...
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Pre-Budget Statement 2019

30 April 2019 Mr WAKELING (Ferntree Gully) – The Andrews government will shortly be handing down their state budget. Whilst the federal government has recently committed to providing significant funding commitments to upgrade facilities in my community, including upgrades...
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Urgent action needed to reduce harm to children in care

Thursday 2 May 2019 Urgent action needed to reduce harm to children in care Data released today by the Department of Health and Human Services shows that the rate of serious incidents involving children in protective care continues to rise. Children are placed into protective...
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Andrews must choose, is it Victorians or unions first?

Wednesday 17 April 2019 Andrews must choose, is it Victorians or unions first? Revelations that CFMEU officials are dictating to Daniel Andrews as to how Victorian work sites should be run is confirmation of the unhealthy relationship between the Labor Government and Victoria’s...
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Knox motorists to be slugged with extra CityLink tolls

20 March 2019 The latest Parliamentary Budget Office report has blown the whistle on Daniel Andrews’ dodgy West Gate Tunnel deal. The report shows that daily CityLink commuters will be charged an extra $87,060 in tolls over the life of the agreement with Transurban to pay for the...
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Recycling crisis

6 March 2019 Mr WAKELING (Ferntree Gully) – My question is to the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change. Victorians are well aware of the fact that we are facing a recycling crisis, and I have had a number of constituents in my electorate raise concerns with...
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Knox SES

19 February 2019 Mr WAKELING (Ferntree Gully) – My constituency question is for the Minister for Police and Emergency Services. Speaker, as you would know, our emergency services volunteers do a fantastic job in protecting our community, and I thank them for the hard work...
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Liberals back firefighters’ campaign for presumptive rights to cancer compensation

During this fire season, it’s important to be prepared for danger and to support others in times of need. We should also be prepared to help protect those who protect us. Our CFA volunteers in Knox provide a great service, but they don’t currently have the right to compensation...
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Liberals to upgrade Fairhills High School

Out of control population growth in our local suburbs is placing enormous pressure on our schools. That’s why an elected Liberal Nationals Government will invest $9 million to deliver the first stage of construction works at Fairhills High School. This announcement follows the...
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