Parliamentary Speeches

AFL International Cup & Henryk Slawik Award | Members Statement

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) — Recently I was delighted to attend the 2017 AFL International Cup gala on behalf of the Minister for Sport. The AFL International Cup includes 18 nations and over 26 teams from all around the world. I was especially honoured to meet the captain of Pakistan’s..

St Albans Level Crossings | Members Statement

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) — On Saturday, 17 June, the St Albans community came together to celebrate the completion of the Main Road and Furlong Road level crossings. The day was energetic and attended by over 3000 locals, who with pride welcomed the transformation of St Albans. In 2014 the Andrews Labor..

Ramadan | Members Statment

Ms SULEYMAN — On another matter I would like to thank all the organisations throughout the month of Ramadan who hosted iftar dinners. The successful blessed month of Ramadan comes to an end on Sunday, and I take this opportunity to wish the Muslim community a very..

Land Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 | Second Reading

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) — I rise to speak on the Land Legislation Amendment Bill 2017. This bill simplifies and modernises the conveyancing legislation to reflect the current need of the national system. It also makes land sales and subdivisions much more effective in today’s society. Conveyancing has..

St Albans Level Crossings | Members Statement

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) — On Sunday I was joined by the Premier and the federal Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten, together with Dianne Dejanovic to unveil the St Albans station memorial garden. The garden is where families and the community can gather together and pay their respects,..

Victoria University | Members Statement

Ms SULEYMAN — On another matter, I would like to congratulate Victoria University (VU), which has recently been ranked in the world’s top 200 young universities. I am happy to support the continued success of VU in the west, in particular at the St Albans and Sunshine campuses. The..

West Gate Tunnel Project | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) — The Andrews government has delivered its third budget, a budget for all and a budget that again delivers for the people of the west. We have seen the West Gate tunnel being funded, which will be a second crossing to the west. This..

Health Funding | Members Statement

Ms SULEYMAN — We have also seen funding of $50 million towards the rebuild of Footscray Hospital. This is in addition to our commitment. We have already started building the $200 million Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital for the people of the west.

Police Numbers | Members Statement

Ms SULEYMAN — We have also seen 300 frontline police officers begin to roll out to Melbourne’s suburbs this month. This includes 33 frontline police officers being deployed between Keilor Downs police station and Sunshine police station.

St Albans Electorate | Constituency Questions

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) — (12 648) My constituency question is for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety. What is the government doing to address the safety concerns of motorists and residents in relation to the intersections at Perth Avenue, Adelaide Street, Chatsworth Avenue and Reid Street along..

Albion Railway Station | Adjournment

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) — (12 564) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Public Transport. The action that I seek is for the minister to investigate the-possibility of funding the installation of secure bike cages for commuters at Albion station. Albion station is one of the most..

Turkish Pazar Festival | Members Statement

Ms SULEYMAN — Finally, I would like to commend the Turkish Pazar Festival at Queen Victoria Market. The 10th annual event attracted over 35 000 people on the weekend. This was another great example, hosted by the Moreland Turkish Association. Click here to read on Hansard

Klabb Ghannejja Maltin | Members Statement

Ms SULEYMAN — I would like to commend joined the Klabb Ghannejja Maltin of St Albans for hosting their annual multicultural day. The day included traditional dancing from Maltese, Ukrainian, Macedonian and Scottish communities. This really showcased the diversity in the west. I was extremely proud yet again..

Vaisakhi Mela Festival | Members Statement

Ms SULEYMAN — On another matter, on Sunday, 19 March, I was honoured to represent the Minister for Multicultural Affairs and attend the Vaisakhi Mela festival. This ancient and important festival marks the beginning of the Sikh New Year, and I would like to wish all those celebrating..