Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) — I rise to speak on the Justice Legislation Amendment (Body-worn Cameras and Other Matters) Bill 2017. This bill helps to ensure that body-worn cameras can be legally used in Victoria, particularly by Victoria Police and other agencies. Most importantly, the use of..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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,..
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..
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..
Ms SULEYMAN — Also, I have been very pleased to announce that University Park Primary School will receive further funding this year to continue the beautification of their school.
Ms SULEYMAN — Also, fantastic news for Victoria University Secondary College: planning works will begin to build a brand-new school at Cairnlea for St Albans locals.
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.
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.
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..
Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) — I rise to speak on the Family Violence Protection Amendment (Information Sharing) Bill 2017. There is no other government in this country that is committed to and delivering in relation to family violence and protecting victims in this area than the Andrews Labor..
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..
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
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..
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..