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8 April 2020

Tim Quilty calls on Police Minister to stop the issue of 'overzealous' social-distance fines

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty is calling on Police Minister Lisa Neville to stop the issuing of any more frivolous social-distance fines.

Mr Quilty believes Victoria Police will lose public goodwill and become a laughing stock if overzealous officers continue to issue fines to people who are doing nothing wrong.

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8 April 2020

Tim Quilty wants Victorian Government to stop being so secretive about isolation goals

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty is appalled by the extent of government clampdowns on basic freedoms and is pushing for the answer to one question: just how long will this go on?

Mr Quilty has been watching the media statements, looked at the data emerging from all corners of the nation, and is concerned that the Andrews Government is making things up as it goes along with no idea of what the end game will look like.

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2 April 2020

 

Let people fish and hunt, say Liberal Democrats colleagues Tim Quilty and David Limbrick

Liberal Democrats MPs, Tim Quilty for Northern Victoria, and David Limbrick for the South Eastern Metropolitan region are pressuring the Victorian Government to allow people to fish and hunt. This follows an announcement yesterday that fishing would continue to be allowed in NSW.

Tim Quilty says that the rules in Victoria allow people to leave their house to get food or to exercise – and fishing and hunting should fall under this category.

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31 March 2020

 

Tim Quilty clarifies government's coronavirus restrictions on hunting and fishing

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has reassured hunters and fishers that they can still practise their activities under the coronavirus clampdown.

While the Victorian Government is sending the message ‘stay at home’, many people have been questioning whether they are allowed to carry out regular or leisure activities.

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31 March 2020

The Wodonga High Street office of Tim Quilty, Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria, has been closed due to coronavirus restrictions.

Tim Quilty closes Wodonga office, but is concerned by coronavirus restrictions

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has closed his electorate office in Wodonga as part of the increasing measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus, but is concerned that people’s freedoms are being rapidly eliminated.

As the number of cases in Victoria reached 821 and stage three restrictions were introduced, Mr Quilty took the decision to protect the health of his office staff and the public.

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24 March 2020

Let market forces and price changes put a stop to panic buying, says Tim Quilty

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has declared that market forces are the solution to the panic buying of staple goods.

Mr Quilty believes that with demand for certain goods skyrocketing, the market response of increasing prices to match demand would put a stop to empty shelves and shoppers fighting over basic goods.

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18 March 2020

 

Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty, pictured with Police Accountability Project CEO Anthony Kelly, received full Upper House support after calling on the Victorian Government to increase funding for the corruption watchdog IBAC.

 

Upper House supports Tim Quilty's motion to increase corruption watchdog funding

The Legislative Council of Victoria today supported Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty’s motion calling on the Andrews Government to increase funding for the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC).

Mr Quilty introduced the motion in Parliament calling on the Victorian Government to increase funding for IBAC, and it passed unopposed.

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6 March 2020

Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty explains to Prime TV news reporter Jess Whitty why it is safer to exceed the speed while overtaking on a single-lane highway, such as the Murray Valley Highway. 

 

Increasing speed limit while overtaking will make it safer, says Tim Quilty's law change proposal

Tim Quilty, Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria, has proposed a change in the law to make overtaking safer.

Mr Quilty has asked Parliament to consider amending the Road Safety Act to make it legal to exceed the speed limit while overtaking a slower vehicle on a single-lane highway.

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4 March 2020

 

Tim Quilty says Local Government Bill will increase chances of council corruption

Tim Quilty, Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria, has condemned a bill which he says will make council corruption harder to deal with and which gives the major political parties a big advantage.

The bill will set up a single-member ward structure for most of the local councils in Victoria, which the Victorian Electoral Commission has recommended against adopting.

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2 March 2020

 

Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has promised to use what he heard from attendants at the weekend’s Wild Deer and Duck Hunting Expo in Bendigo as an incentive to fight against what he calls the Andrews Government’s War on the Regions.

 

Tim Quilty attends hunting expo, says hunters are being persecuted

Tim Quilty, Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria, has said that hunters are being unfairly persecuted thanks to the Andrews Government’s continuing war against rural ways of life.

Mr Quilty, speaking at the Wild Deer and Duck Hunting Expo in Bendigo over the weekend, said he is more determined than ever to be a voice for rural Victoria after hearing from hunters who shared their experiences with him.

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