Youth: suicide prevention

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Mr BATTIN (Gembrook) — On 28 November I had the pleasure of attending the opening of the Youth Affairs Council of Victoria local government forum and making a keynote address on behalf of the Minister for Youth Affairs. The event was targeted at communicating to local...
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Schools: primary welfare officers

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Mr BATTIN (Gembrook) — I rise today to call on the Minister for Education, who I note is at the table, to report on the progress of the provision of primary welfare officers for the Gembrook electorate. The government committed to delivering primary welfare officers to...
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Schools: maintenance

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Mr BATTIN — On Friday the Minister for Education visited Cockatoo, Emerald, Yarra Junction, Warburton and Wesburn primary schools. The principals of these schools raised a number of concerns with the minister, one of which was the lack of maintenance funding. We all know...
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PUBLIC INTEREST MONITOR BILL 2011 Second reading

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Debate resumed from earlier this day; motion of Mr McINTOSH (Minister responsible for the establishment of an anti-corruption commission). Mr BATTIN (Gembrook) — I rise to support the Public Interest Monitor Bill 2011. The main purpose of this bill is to establish a...
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STAY SAFE THIS WINTER

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Member for Gembrook Brad Battin is urging residents of the Gembrook electorate to keep their homes and families safe this winter. “Winter brings a higher risk of fires in the home and residents need to be prepared. During the months of June, July and August, the likelihood of a...
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BIKE CAGE FOR CARDINIA ROAD RAILWAY STATION

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Secretary for Transport and Member for Eastern Victoria Region Edward O’Donohue and Member for Gembrook Brad Battin have encouraged locals to dust off their bikes and take advantage of the Parkiteer bike cage soon to be open at the new Cardinia Road Railway Station. Mr O’Donohue...
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CAR PARKING SPACES TO MORE THAN DOUBLE AT BEACONSFIELD RAILWAY STATION

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Commuters will benefit from a range of improvements at Beaconsfield Railway Station, including the addition of 157 car parks. Parliamentary Secretary for Transport Edward O’Donohue said the new car parks would bring the total number of parking spaces at Beaconsfield Railway...
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TWO COMMUNITY SUPPORT GRANTS FOR GEMBROOK ELECTORATE

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The Victorian Coalition Government has provided $80,000 funding towards two new community spaces under Community Support Grants program. Member for Gembrook Brad Battin said $50,000 would be allocated to Cardinia Shire Council to develop the Bailey Road Service Centre in Cockatoo...
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TIME TO CELEBRATE OUR VOLUNTEERS WITH NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK

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National Volunteer Week from 14-20 May is an important time to celebrate the work of the many volunteers in the Gembrook electorate and the vital contribution they make to the community, Member for Gembrook Brad Battin said today. “Volunteers contribute an enormous amount to our...
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