Parliament

Doctors in Secondary Schools

Ms THOMAS (Macedon) — (9196) The matter I wish to raise is for the attention of the Minister for Education, and the action I seek is that the minister funds the Doctors in Secondary Schools program at Kyneton Secondary College. Kyneton is a fantastic school in..

Macedon Electorate

Ms THOMAS (Macedon) — (9186) My question is for the Minister for Education. With the Andrews Labor government having budgeted for and committed more than $30 million to rebuild or significantly upgrade schools in my electorate, including in Kyneton, Daylesford, New Gisborne, Woodend and Bullengarook, could the..

Country Fire Authority enterprise bargaining agreement

Ms THOMAS (Macedon) — The matter I wish to raise with the Minister for Emergency Services concerns Country Fire Authority (CFA) brigades in my electorate of Macedon. Last Thursday the minister spoke in Lancefield with CFA captains in the eastern part of my electorate. It was..

Malmsbury Primary School

Congratulations to Malmsbury Primary School’s school captains Elizabeth and Jack and to junior school captains Maggie and Flynn, Rosie and Murphy, Izzy and Oliver, and Bella and Riley. It was my pleasure to attend at your school assembly and present you with your leadership badges…

Kyneton Secondary College

Congratulations to the Pride Crew from Kyneton Secondary College. I was delighted to join 19 students from the Pride Crew, a group of LGBTI students and allies, at the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia flag raising at the Kyneton Mechanics Institute hall. The leadership..

Macedon electorate internet

Ms Thomas— The adjournment matter I wish to raise is for the attention of the Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade in the other place. The action I seek is that he visit my electorate to meet with some of the dynamic and innovative..

Midland Highway-East Street, Daylesford

Ms. THOMAS (Macedon) — The adjournment matter I wish to raise is for the attention of the Minister for Roads and Road Safety, and the action I seek is that the minister fund a much-needed long-term traffic management solution for the intersection of the Midland Highway..

International Women’s Day

Ms THOMAS (Macedon) — On Thursday I attended Hepburn Shire Council’s International Women’s Day Heather Mutimer Women’s’ Honour Roll celebration in Daylesford. The honour roll pays tribute to women in the shire whose contributions, courage and examples have led to significant social change for women. Now..

National Electricity (Victoria) Further Amendment Bill 2015

Ms THOMAS (Macedon) — It is absolutely my pleasure to rise today to speak on the National Electricity (Victoria) Further Amendment Bill 2015. In doing so, I note that the Minister for Energy and Resources is in the house. I want to take the opportunity to..

Lancefield Skate Park

Ms THOMAS (Macedon) — The matter I wish to raise is for the attention of the Minister for Sport. The action I seek is that the minister join me in supporting the excellent application by the community of Lancefield for a skate park facility at Lancefield..

Loraine Kraus

Ms THOMAS — In Lancefield the Premier also took the opportunity to congratulate Loraine Kraus on being named Macedon Ranges Shire Council Australia Day Citizen of the Year. Over many years Loraine has worked tirelessly, supporting the community and sporting clubs in Lancefield.

Family Violence

Ms THOMAS (Macedon) — My adjournment matter is for the attention of the Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence. The action I seek is that the minister join me on Tuesday, 31 May, at a community forum to be held in Daylesford to discuss steps our..

Macedon electorate

Ms THOMAS (Macedon) — (Question 6832) My constituency question is to the Minister for Health, and I ask: what is the latest breakdown of costs and impacts of commonwealth cuts to health services in my electorate of Macedon? The reason I ask is because the cuts last..

Macedon electorate

Ms THOMAS (Macedon) — (Question 6673) My question is to the Minister for Police, who is also the Minister for Corrections. My question is: can the minister provide me with an update on Victoria Police’s consideration of options for the long-vacant former Daylesford police station? As the..

Family Violence

Ms THOMAS (Macedon) — On Friday, 4 December, I hosted a public forum on family violence at Kyneton Secondary College as part of my ‘Say NO to family violence’ campaign. I would like to acknowledge the forum participants — Margaret Augerinos, CEO of the Centre for Non-Violence in..

Blackwood Sewerage Scheme

I wish to raise a matter for the attention of the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water concerning the small and very beautiful township of Blackwood. The action I seek is that the minister visit Blackwood at her earliest convenience to update the community..

First year in Government

It is almost one year since I was elected to this place, and I am very proud of what has been accomplished in my electorate for the people of Macedon. Under the leadership of the Premier this government has not wasted a minute, and I..