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5 May 2021

Tim Quilty asks Parliament to cut the Job Tax

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has called for a cut to the Job Tax which would put more money into wage earners’ pockets as well as create more jobs.

Mr Quilty today moved a motion to cut payroll tax, a levy which employers pay when giving people jobs, but which ultimately costs employees.

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5 May 2021

Tim Quilty introduces bill to limit Government's abuse of emergency powers

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has put the Victorian Government on notice after introducing a bill to limit the use of emergency powers.

The Emergency Powers Safeguard Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 would place limits on how the Government uses the extraordinary powers it calls on during a crisis.

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29 April 2021

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty asked the Victorian Government, during a Legislative Council sitting in Bright, why Mansfield residents are being put at risk by poorly funded ambulance services. Picture: Jean-Pierre Ronco/Parliament of Victoria

Tim Quilty quizzes Victorian Government about constant underfunding of ambulance services

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has demanded the Victorian Government explain why the Mansfield community is being put at risk through lack of ambulance services.

Mr Quilty asked the Andrews Government why the town is so understaffed that paramedics have taken and risk and voiced their fears publicly.

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30 April 2021

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty speaks at the special sitting of the Legislative Council in Bright, which he says was a nice day out but not likely to be the start of a change in the Victorian Government's treatment of the regions. Picture: Jean-Pierre Ronco/Parliament of Victoria

Parliament sitting in Bright was a nice day out but nothing will change

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has challenged the Victorian Government to commit to the regions following a special sitting in the Victorian Alps.

The Legislative Council held a one-day sitting in Bright on Thursday, April 29, during which it conducted normal parliamentary business following speeches by Alpine Shire Mayor John Forsyth and Bright P-12 College student Claire Lock.

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22 April 2021

Tim Quilty welcomes scrapping of Belt and Road Initiative deal with Chinese government

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has welcomed the scrapping of the Victorian Government’s Belt and Road Initiative agreement with the Chinese government.

Mr Quilty and his colleague David Limbrick, Member for South East Melbourne, have long condemned the deal.

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22 April 2021

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty addresses a group of Wangaratta residents at the North Eastern Hotel, describing how the creation of a new regional state would bring improvements to the rural city.

Wangaratta residents want to know if Rexit state's financial figures add up

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty visited Wangaratta last night to describe the benefits of a new state, fielding a series of probing questions on its economic viability.

But Mr Quilty, a former accountant, had done his homework and was able to answer the challenges.

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21 April 2021

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty with new citizen Quoc Tran, Mr Tran's wife Thi My Trang Ho and 5-year-old son William.

Tim Quilty welcomes new Australians at Wodonga citizenship ceremony

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has welcomed new citizens pledging their allegiance to Australia.

Mr Quilty was a guest at Wodonga Council’s citizenship ceremony on Tuesday and presented Australian native plants to new citizens from across the world as they received their certificates.

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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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