Statement- Sitting of Legislative Council in Victorian Parliament during COVID Stage 4 restrictions

The Legislative Council will sit today, with some members present, following deliberations between
the Government, Opposition and crossbenchers yesterday.
There was a difficult choice to be made between two central priorities. One, is the importance to
have the opportunity to scrutinise Government, the other is the very strong advice from a health
perspective to defer Parliament.

Plea to reopen borders

Organisations refusing to sign up for Redress Scheme should be stripped of access to grants and tax exemptions

Beechworth CFA

Mandatory sentencing for sex offenders