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20 April 2021

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty told a 420 World Weed Day event in Wodonga the drug should be legalised, saying it should be as socially acceptable as alcohol.

Tim Quilty calls for legalisation of cannabis during 420 celebration day event

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty told a crowd of cannabis supporters today why he believes the drug should be legalised.

Watched by a large police contingent at Wodonga’s Woodland Grove, Mr Quilty spoke at a 420 World Weed Day event and pointed out there is a far more potent and dangerous drug which is readily available and consumed in large quantities every day.

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Shepparton residents hear how new state would create and sustain financial stability

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16 April 2021

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty addresses a group of Shepparton residents who attended a forum describing how the creation of a new regional state would bring improvements to the rural city.

Shepparton residents hear how new state would create and sustain financial stability

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty visited Shepparton last night to talk about creating a new state from northern Victoria and southern NSW, and explain how the new state would be financially self-sufficient.

Mr Quilty fielded questions from an enthusiastic crowd who listened to his ideas about the formation of the new regional state, a project which the MP has labelled ‘Rexit’.

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13 April 2021

Tim Quilty urges landowners to give feedback on new Crown land access law

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has urged landowners affected by new Andrews Government legislation opening up Crown land to campers to share their views.

New legislation coming into force in September will allow the public to camp on Crown land river frontage, provoking a surge of concern from farmers who met in Howlong this evening at a forum held by the Murray River Action Group.

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25 March 2021

Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty received a warm welcome in Rutherglen when he presented his plan for creating a new regional state.

Rutherglen residents ask Tim Quilty at Rexit forum: how can we help you create new state?

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty addressed a passionate crowd in Rutherglen last night who were asking “how can we help you get this new state up and running?”

Mr Quilty was in the wine-making and tourist hotspot to host a Rexit Roadshow, part of the Victorian Upper House MP’s project to share his idea of a new regional state consisting of much of rural Victoria and southern NSW.

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15 March 2021

Tim Quilty's Rexit forum will explain benefits of independence to Rutherglen residents

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty will take his Rexit roadshow to Rutherglen to explain how a new state would improve life in the vibrant community.

Mr Quilty is pushing for the creation of a new state – tentatively called Murray – after seeing how city governments consistently penalise regional residents.

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15 March 2021

Do not close borders for just one positive case in NSW, demands Border MP Tim Quilty

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has urged the Victorian Government not to close its borders in the wake of a COVID-positive security guard in NSW.

The quarantine hotel worker tested positive at the weekend and speculation has begun that NSW may be once again be considered a red zone.

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12 March 2021

Canberra resident Matt Tully made the 3.5-hour journey from the ACT to listen to Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty’s Rexit forum in Wodonga last night.

Canberra resident travels from National Capital to hear Tim Quilty's Rexit plan

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty’s vision for the breakaway state of Murray was so important that it prompted one audience member to travel from Canberra to hear it.

Matt Tully had travelled the 3.5 hours from his ACT home to hear Mr Quilty describe how northern Victoria and southern NSW would unite to form a new state tentatively named Murray.

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9 March 2021

Tim Quilty starts 2021 Rexit campaign with forum at a Wodonga pub

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty is starting his 2021 Rexit campaign in Wodonga with a forum in a pub.

Mr Quilty will describe his vision for a new state and explain why it makes sense for regional communities in Victoria and NSW, during a forum at Elgin’s Hotel in Wodonga.

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3 March 2021

Tim Quilty condemns nine-month extension of Government's emergency powers

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has condemned the passing of legislation to extend the Victorian Government’s emergency powers.

Victoria is now under another nine months of the threat of snap lockdowns, panicked border crossings and unwarranted fines after the Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (State of Emergency Extension) Bill 2021 passed by just one vote, 19 to 18, in the Upper House.

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25 February 2021

Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty was joined by NSW Member for Murray Helen Dalton (left) and Victorian Upper House MP Tania Maxwell, who also represents Northern Victoria, to discuss issues which are common to their constituencies.

Tim Quilty finds common ground at water conference

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty found common ground during a water conference today, meeting with MPs from Victoria and NSW over brekkie.

Mr Quilty hosted the meeting with Victorian Upper House colleague Tania Maxwell and NSW MP Helen Dalton, who represents the Murray electorate on the other side of the river from Mr Quilty.

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