Adjournment- Tram Route #78

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Public Transport, and the action I seek is for the minister to upgrade the 78 tram.

Grievance Debate – Transport Emissions

I rise today to join the grievance debate. I want to focus my grievance on the emissions and air pollution created by our transport system here in Victoria, adding to the climate crisis and damaging the health of Victorians.

Suburban Rail Loop Bill 2021 Second Reading

I rise to speak on the Suburban Rail Loop Bill 2021. This is a bill that will establish the Suburban Rail Loop Authority as a statutory authority to plan and deliver both the Suburban Rail Loop—the tunnel and the trains and the stations and what have you—and the surrounding precincts for development, which is obviously very critical to this project.

Adjournment- Australian Timetable Association

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Transport Infrastructure as the minister I believe is responsible for VicTrack, and the action I seek is for the minister to work with VicTrack and the Australian Timetable Association to facilitate their tenancy of the vacant Windsor station building.

Adjournment- Public Transport Cleaning

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Public Transport, and the action I seek is for the minister to extend and continue the deep cleaning regime of public transport for the foreseeable future

Zero and Low Emission Vehicle Distance-Based Charge Bill 2021 Second Reading

I rise to speak on behalf the Greens to the Zero and Low Emission Vehicle Distance-based Charge Bill 2021, a bill that will put a standalone tax on electric vehicles, a bill that is coming at a time when we are facing a climate crisis; when transport is our biggest growing source of emissions in Victoria, our biggest source of emissions outside our coal-fired power stations, coming in at around 20 to 25 per cent of our emissions and growing; and when Victoria and Australia are lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to the uptake of electric vehicles.