Members Statement – Gippsland Business Awards – Tuesday 1st September 2015

Mr NORTHE — I was pleased to attend the 2015 Bendigo Bank Gippsland Business Awards last Friday evening. I commend all businesses nominated for these highly esteemed awards. Congratulations must go to the Gippsland Business Awards committee for its ongoing efforts, and in particular I pass on my congratulations to Graeme Sennett, the committee’s outgoing chairperson, on…

Members Statement – Morwell electorate – Business Awards – Tuesday 4 August

Mr NORTHE (Morwell) — Despite the negative impact created by the Andrews Labor government through its announcement of additional public holidays in Victoria, we have many businesses in the Morwell electorate which are doing some amazing work. For example, I recently had the pleasure of attending the Latrobe City Business and Tourism Association’s people’s choice awards, where…

Members statement – Barrier Breakers – 23 June 2015

Mr NORTHE — I also wish to raise a concern with respect to local mental health advocacy group Barrier Breakers. The coalition previously provided $100 000 in funding to support Barrier Breakers and pledged a further $120 000 if re-elected in November 2014. With current funding due to cease from 1 July 2015, I call upon the Labor government to urgently provide…