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Parliamentary Speeches

Catholic Regional College St Albans | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (09:55:59): Recently I met with Augustine, Rhanel, Jessica and Samantha from the student leadership team of Catholic Regional College (CRC) St Albans. I had the opportunity to hear their well-researched proposal for students to travel free on public transport. We also..

St Albans Primary School | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN: I would also like to congratulate St Albans Primary School on their 130-year anniversary. St Albans Primary School was first built in 1889. I know that there will be some celebrations on Friday with the school community that I am looking forward to..

Eid and Bayram | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN: On another matter, I take this opportunity to wish our Muslim community a very happy Eid and Bayram during this week and look forward to joining their celebrations. Click here to read on Hansard

St Albans Electorate | Constituency Questions

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (11:51:43): (971) My question is to the Minister for Water. I note there has been community interest in the future of the project to improve a key section of Stony Creek, which runs through my electorate of St Albans. I would..

Turkish Electro Technology | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (10:10:29): I would like to welcome the Turkish Electro Technology (TET) industry association to Melbourne. The TET delegation is taking part in the annual Turkish Electronics Industry Business Forum, which is being supported by the World Trade Organization as well, this..

3ZZZ | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN: On another matter, I would like to congratulate 3ZZZ ethnic community radio, who are celebrating 30 years of continuous broadcasting in over 60 languages and reaching over 400 000 listeners. It is particularly important to note the committee members and volunteers who reach..

Kealba High School Site | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (10:02:22): Recently I met with Kealba Residents Against Over Development and the principal of St Paul’s, Kealba, catholic school, who are concerned about the proposed development at the Kealba High School site on Driscolls Road. Residents are concerned about the overdevelopment..

St Albans Electorate | Constituency Question

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (11:40:29): (733) My constituency question is for the Minister for Roads. Can the minister provide information on funding opportunities for safety measures along Ballarat Road in Sunshine, in particular at the intersections of Perth Avenue, Adelaide Street, Chatsworth Avenue and Reid..

Ramadan | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN: I take this opportunity to wish all the Victorian Muslim community a happy and blessed Ramadan. It is coming to a conclusion this week. There are a number of final iftar dinners. I know a lot of my colleagues from both sides have..

Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital | Members Statement

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (10:00:58): Recently the doors of the new Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital in St Albans were officially opened. I would like to thank the Minister for Health, all the western region MPs, of course the CEO of Western Health, Russell..

Appropriation (2019–2020) Bill 2019 | Second Reading

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (14:28:26): I rise today and am extremely proud to speak on the 2019 budget bill, the Appropriation (2019-2020) Bill 2019. For the electorate of St Albans and for all Victorians, this budget delivers on the commitments we made to the Victorian..

Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment Bill 2019 | Second Reading

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (17:47:12): I rise to speak on the Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment Bill 2019. This bill will amend the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 to reduce the barriers to HIV testing for Victorians. This is all part of our government’s..

ANZAC Day | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (10:05:50): Last week I lead a Victorian parliamentary delegation to the 2019 Anzac Day commemorative services in Gallipoli with my parliamentary colleagues the members for Ivanhoe, Thomastown and Gippsland East. We attended Turkish, Australian, New Zealand and French services, including Long..

Christchurch Mosques Terrorist Attacks | Condolences

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (14:55:47): Around 1.40 p.m. on Friday, 15 March, hundreds of worshippers were attending the Friday prayer at the Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Islamic Centre in Christchurch. At Al Noor Mosque Imam Gamal Fouda was delivering a sermon to the congregation,..

St Albans Vietnamese Community | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (10:02:40): I rise to congratulate the Vietnamese community on the fundraising event held last Friday to raise funds for the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital. We saw close to $300 000 raised at this event attended by over 500 community..

International Women’s Day | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN: I would like to say happy International Women’s Day for tomorrow. I will be hosting an afternoon tea in my electorate. I congratulate all the women across my electorate who have contributed significantly in everyday life when it comes to equality, in particular..