Gambling Taxation Bill 2023 Second Reading

I rise to speak on behalf of the Greens on the Gambling Taxation Bill 2023. This bill, among other things, responds to the Royal Commission into the Crown Casino Operator and Licence. Certainly the changes in relation to regulation there make sense to us. The bill also raises the rate of the point-of-consumption tax for betting […]

Government Performance

This is a serious matter of public importance put forward by the member for Sandringham in regard to the cost-of-living crisis. Costs are massively, massively rising across the board, and workers have experienced the biggest real-wage cut on record – back to 2010 levels. People are being pushed even further to the margins. Those on […]

Adjournment- Social Housing

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Housing, and the action I seek is that the minister adopts the recommendations of the Ombudsman’s investigation into complaint handling in the Victorian social housing sector, which was released in July last year.

Adjournment- Rental Support

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, and the action I seek is for the minister to protect renters with controls on rents, improved standards and more secure leases. Around 60 per cent of people in Prahran are renters, and renters need a fair go.