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..


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..