Constituency Question – funding for building works at Sandringham Secondary College

Ms FITZHERBERT — My constituency question is for the Minister for Education in the other place. I have previously outlined in this place the very unfair financial disadvantage that Sandringham College has experienced since its Beaumaris campus became a standalone school. I have...
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Speech – Motion on the failings of the Andrews Government

Ms FITZHERBERT (Southern Metropolitan) (16:33) — I am pleased to rise and speak on the motion before us today. Despite the spin from the government, there is a huge amount that has happened on the watch of the Andrews government, and because of its own actions, that is simply...
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Speech – Gambling Regulation Amendment (Wagering and Betting) Bill 2018

Ms FITZHERBERT (Southern Metropolitan) (17:01) — I am pleased to be able to speak briefly on the Gambling Regulation Amendment (Wagering and Betting) Bill 2018. I do not plan to regale the chamber with accounts of my previous visits to race days; it is probably best they stay...
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Speech – Victims and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

Ms FITZHERBERT (Southern Metropolitan) (15:26) — I am pleased to make a few brief comments on the Victims and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018. It has a range of different purposes. In particular it is the embodiment of recommendations made by the Victorian Law Reform...
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Speech – Prevention of Family Violence Bill

Ms FITZHERBERT (Southern Metropolitan) (18:20) — I am pleased to be able to speak briefly on the bill that is before us this evening, the Prevention of Family Violence Bill 2018. I have listened to the other contributions with a great deal of interest. I too want to make...
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International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day – Motion

International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day Ms FITZHERBERT (Southern Metropolitan) (10:50) — I am very pleased to stand and move: That this house calls on the government to join other Australian states in recognising 15 October each year as International Pregnancy and...
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Member’s Statement – Allan Lawson

Ms FITZHERBERT (Southern Metropolitan) (10:24) — I wish to pay tribute to Mr Allan Lawson, who died earlier this year. Allan was a passionate advocate for independence for people who are deaf-blind and continually showed us how this was done. Allan negotiated his way around his...
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Speech – Residential Tenancies Amendment (Long-Term Tenancy Agreements) Bill 2017

Ms FITZHERBERT (Southern Metropolitan) (15:49) — I am pleased to follow Mrs Peulich in speaking on the Residential Tenancies Amendment (Long-Term Tenancy Agreements) Bill 2017, and I must say I agree with the comments that she has made. I think this is a bill about which some...
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Member Statement – Parliamentary Intern, Emily Tang

Ms FITZHERBERT (Southern Metropolitan) (10:00) — I rise to pay credit to the work of Emily Tang, who was my intern in the Victorian parliamentary internship program and who did an outstanding job. In fact she won the Presiding Officers’ Prize for her report, which I knew was...
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