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19 June 2020

 

Tim Quilty says three options for Rutherglen's truck woes are all a compromise

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty says he is keen to push for a Rutherglen bypass after receiving confirmation there are still just three options officially on the table.

Mr Quilty has been chasing Roads Minister Jaala Pulford for answers during lockdown and has now been given an update.

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18 June 2020

 

Tim Quilty encourages Victorians to challenge 'revenue-raising' COVID-19 fines

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has encouraged Victorians to challenge their coronavirus-related fines, labelling them “revenue-raising” and “heavy-handed”.

Victoria has issued more fines for breaching COVID-19 restrictions than any other state, with more than 6000 being issued.

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18 June 2020

 

Tim Quilty says Victorian Government can change policing to reduce deaths in custody

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has urged the Victorian Government to take steps to reduce the number of deaths in custody.

Mr Quilty said the sheer number of laws – many for victimless crimes - which people can be prosecuted for increase the risk of people being harmed, with deaths in custody being the most prominent.

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17 June 2020

 

Tim Quilty stands up for small business during debate about wage law change

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has stood up for small businesses in Victoria during a debate on proposed wages legislation.

The Andrews Government is trying to put into place laws which punish employers that underpay staff.

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16 June 2020

 

Tim Quilty quizzes Health Minister over bushfire recovery mental health support

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has put the Victorian Government on the spot over support for regional mental health support.

Referring to the challenges facing communities which are recovering from this summer’s bushfires, Mr Quilty quizzed Health Minister Jenny Mikakos over funding for mental health support services.

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11 June 2020

Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty joined Year 11 Legal Studies students from Seymour College as part of an online education project organised by the Parliament of Victoria. The students asked questions about lockdown, the effectiveness of the parliamentary system and the ban on mobile phones in schools.

 

Tim Quilty answers students' questions during Parliament's first 'Ask An MP' online session

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has become the first MP to take part in a new Parliament of Victoria online schools project.

The Wodonga-based MP fielded a wide array of questions from Seymour College’s Year 11 Legal Studies students during the first session yesterday.

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5 June 2020

 

Tim Quilty demands an end to Andrews Government's lockdown 'overreaction'

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has demanded Victoria be freed from the Victorian Government’s lockdown ‘overreaction’.

Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Mr Quilty said the Andrews Government’s reaction to the coronavirus was a ‘mistake’ and would have consequences for years to come.

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4 June 2020

 

Tim Quilty says tariffs against quality Australian exports are self-defeating

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has condemned tariffs imposed on Australian barley, pointing out that they are an own-goal for the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Mr Quilty underlined that any regime which has tried to fight against competitive free markets has come out the loser.

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3 June 2020

 

Tim Quilty pushes for action on CFA radios to help firefighters on border with NSW

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has called for a solution to firefighter radio problems which could have cost lives during the summer bushfires.

Fires along the Victorian and NSW borders are tackled by the Victorian CFA and NSW RFS, but the two fire services are unable to talk to each other via radio due to differences in standards.

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25 May 2020

 

Tim Quilty urges Premier to rethink Belt and Road deal with Chinese government

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has urged Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews to rethink the Labor Government’s deal with the Chinese government.

The Victorian Government is entering into a deal with the Chinese Government, part of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which Mr Andrews claims will bring economic benefits to the State.

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