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Domestic Animals Amendment Bill 2015

16 April 2015 Mr PEARSON (Essendon) — As has been previously outlined, the bill before us amends the Domestic Animals Act 1994 in order to impose a moratorium on the destruction of restricted breed dogs (RBDs) in certain circumstances and for the purposes of the proposed inquiry into..

Alan Murphy

15 April 2015 Mr PEARSON (Essendon) — I would like to acknowledge the outstanding contribution Alan Murphy has made as a weekly columnist in the Weekly Review — Moonee Valley for the past 16 years. Sadly, the new owners of the Weekly Review — Moonee Valley have determined that Alan..

Strathmore Primary School

15 April 2015 Mr PEARSON (Essendon) — My constituency question is to the Minister for Education. Strathmore Primary School turned 70 years of age last year, and is really showing its age. The roof leaks, the window frames are rotting, and the buildings are in a general state..

Elisa McDonald

17 March 2015 Mr PEARSON — While on the topic of schools, I commend Elisa McDonald for seeking a second term as head of the Moonee Ponds West Primary School fundraising committee.

Strathmore Primary School Community

17 March 2015 Mr PEARSON (Essendon) — I was delighted to recently attend the Strathmore Primary School fete at Strathmore on Sunday. The Strathmore community are very passionate about education for their children, and this was evidenced by the strong turnout of parents and friends..

Boosting police recruitment from Horn of Africa Community

17 March 2015 Mr PEARSON (Essendon) — I raise a matter for the attention of the Minister for Police. The action I seek is that the minister raise with the Victoria Police Chief Commissioner what further measures can be taken to assist in the recruitment..

Strathmore Secondary College

25 February 2015 Mr PEARSON (Essendon) — I raise a matter for the Minister for Education. The action I seek is for the minister to reinstate the Strathmore Secondary College school zone boundary. The people of Strathmore and Strathmore Heights are incredibly proud of their secondary school…

Newmarket Phoenix Soccer Club

24 February 2015 Mr PEARSON (Essendon) — I was delighted to recently attend the open day for the Newmarket Phoenix Soccer Club. The club is a new creation as the result of the merger of the Parkville Panthers Football Club, the Flemington Eagles Soccer Club, the North..

Police

24 February 2015 Mr PEARSON (Essendon) — My constituency question is to the Minister for Police. I ask the minister to provide me with an update on current policing activities on the Flemington housing estate. The Flemington housing estate has a very large culturally and linguistically diverse..

Lost Dogs Home

12 February 2015 Mr PEARSON (Essendon) — I would like to acknowledge the great work done by Kae Norman and Di McNiff from Rescued with Love, people who are committed to improving animal safety. I know this issue is very important to the member for Pascoe Vale…

Kindergarten Funding

12 February 2015 Mr PEARSON (Essendon) — I raise with the Premier the matter of the extension of the National Partnership Agreement on Universal Access to Early Childhood Education. I have the great privilege of having been a board member and the inaugural president of the Early..

East-west Link

11 February 2015 Mr PEARSON (Essendon) — My question is to the Treasurer. Can the Treasurer update the house on the east–west link project business case and any other elements of this project that have put Victorian interests at risk.

Somali Community of Victoria

11 February 2015 Mr PEARSON (Essendon) — I would like to acknowledge the great work that Somali Community of Victoria performs in advocating on behalf of its members, In particular I would like to recognise the great work that Farah Warsame does in providing a voice for..

Keilor Cemetery Bus Stop

10 February 2015 To the Legislative Assembly of Victoria: The petition of the congregation of St Dimitrios Greek Orthodox Parish, Moonee Ponds, Victoria draws to the attention of the house or points out to the house that Kastoria Bus Lines currently runs a bus service that stops..

Buckley Street Level Crossing – Essendon

23 December 2014 Mr PEARSON (Essendon) — Congratulations on your appointment, Deputy Speaker. I rise in the adjournment debate to raise a matter for the attention of the Minister for Public Transport. The issue relates to the removal of the Buckley Street, Essendon, level crossing. The Buckley..

Maiden Speech

23 December 2014 Mr PEARSON (Essendon)—Speaker, congratulations on your appointment. I also congratulate the Premier and his cabinet on their appointments. To my fellow new members on both sides of the house I say that it has been said before that many are called but..