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Parliamentary Speeches

Brimbank Sporting Clubs | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (14:20:01): Congratulations to North Sunshine Eagles Football Club for hosting the Albanian Cup. Despite the weather and the car park turning into a pool of mud, over 4000 people attended, including Brimbank councillors, who were able to witness the fantastic showcase..

Keilor Downs College Soccer School | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN: On another matter, I wish to congratulate and commend the fantastic Keilor Downs College (KDC) soccer school. Fourteen boys will be heading to Real Madrid in January 2020, and they will be able to play in a football tournament in Spain and of..

Transport Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 | Second Reading

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (17:09:21): I rise today to speak on the Transport Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 and I follow the member for Box Hill in speaking on this important bill that is before us. As we know, our government, the Andrews Labor government, has..

Republic of Turkey Anniversary | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (10:00:01): Happy 96th anniversary to the Republic of Turkey. The date 29 October is a day of great pride for those of Turkish heritage all around the world. It commemorates Mustafa Kemal Atatürk for leading the independence movement to create the..

Ardeer Primary School | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN: Also, congratulations to Ardeer Primary School, a fantastic primary school in my electorate, and to the grade 2 and 3 students who participated in the writer-in-residence program. They had the opportunity to write a book with Emma Bowd. Thank you to her for..

Keilor Downs College | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN: A big shout-out to Keilor Downs College. Congratulations to the year 7–9 students, who again successfully completed the 2019 Premiers’ Reading Challenge. This event is a milestone event for the students, who get an opportunity to organise the event and really take up..

Diwali | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN: Of course, on another note, happy Diwali to our Indian community. I had the opportunity of attending many events over the weekend. Click here to read on Hansard

Kealba High School Site | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (10:05:48): What a fantastic win, with the news of the VCAT decision to refuse the planning application at the old Kealba High School site. I raised this a couple of months ago. This decision comes after months of community campaigning, where..

Polish School | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN: On another matter, I would like to congratulate the Polish school of St Albans on 65 years of teaching the Polish language in St Albans. It was named after Nicolaus Copernicus and founded in 1954 by Fr Joseph Kosocki. I also congratulate Roman..

Karen Hart | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN: On a final note, I would like to thank and send my best wishes to the outgoing CEO of Youth Junction, Dr Karen Hart, who unfortunately is leaving us. Joining in 2005, Karen has contributed and been dedicated to the programs, employment opportunities..

Children’s Services Amendment Bill 2019 | Second Reading

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (12:53:28): I am delighted to rise and speak on this bill, the Children’s Services Amendment Bill 2019, and I echo the sentiments expressed in the house by this side. This is an important bill. It is a bill that will provide..

Ginifer Train Station | Adjournment

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (17:08:17): (1293) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Public Transport, and the action I seek is for the public toilets at Ginifer railway station in St Albans to be open to commuters. It was the Andrews Labor government that..

Sunshine Lantern Festival | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (10:07:44): I would like to commend and announce the Sunshine Lantern Festival will be on again this Sunday. This is a festival that attracts over 50 000 people to the heart of Sunshine. In particular I would like to thank the..

Health Legislation Amendment and Repeal Bill 2019 | Second Reading

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (14:54:18): I too rise today to speak and contribute on the Health Legislation Amendment and Repeal Bill 2019. I too, like the member for Yan Yean, am a surprise contributor on this bill. It is a bill that is very important…

Victoria University Polytechnic | Members Statements

Ms SULEYMAN (St Albans) (10:04:55): I was very excited to be part of the launch of Australia’s first cybersecurity training centre at Victoria University Polytechnic in St Albans in partnership with Cisco. The state-of-the-art facility will give students skills and training for jobs now and..