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2 September 2020

 

Tim Quilty disappointed as Andrews Government secures emergency powers extension

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty says he is deeply disappointed that the Victorian Government has been granted an extension of emergency powers.

Mr Quilty voted against legislation which he said in Parliament made every Victorian ‘a prisoner, literally and metaphorically’.

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31 August 2020

 

Tim Quilty, Member for Northern Victoria, says the Rutherglen community should be given the opportunity to consider the option of a bypass.

 

Tim Quilty says Rutherglen community must be given the option to consider a bypass

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has called on the Victorian Government to present a more complete range of options for dealing with Rutherglen’s truck problem.

Mr Quilty said a Regional Roads Victoria online survey is asking the Rutherglen community which of three options residents would prefer.

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25 August 2020

 

Tim Quilty urges crossbenchers, Opposition not to compromise on emergency powers

Liberal Democrats MPs Tim Quilty and David Limbrick believe they may have the numbers to stop the extension of Victoria’s State of Emergency but are urging crossbenchers and the opposition not to make any compromises.

Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty said the state of emergency should not be allowed to go on one day longer.

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25 August 2020

 

Tim Quilty overwhelmed by support against emergency powers extension

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty says Victoria is saying no to Daniel Andrews’ grab for extended emergency powers.

After the Premier announced his bid to give himself emergency powers for 12 months and Mr Quilty vowed to fight the proposal, the Legislative Council Member has been overwhelmed with support.

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25 August 2020

 

Tim Quilty welcomes return to common sense as border bubble expands to 50km

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has welcomed the first traces of a return to common sense after the NSW Government said the border bubble will return to its original 50km radius.

Mr Quilty said he hopes the expansion will ease many of the difficulties border Victorians were facing.

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24 August 2020

 

Tim Quilty vows to fight Premier's emergency powers extension

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has renewed his vow to fight Premier Daniel Andrews’ attempts to extend emergency powers for 12 months.

Describing the prolonging of what he called ‘common-sense’ rules, Mr Andrews claimed he wanted to protect public health.

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18 August 2020

 

Tim Quilty, David Limbrick condemn extension of Government's emergency powers

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty and his Melbourne-based colleague David Limbrick will vehemently oppose any extension of emergency powers in Victoria.

Mr Quilty said it was time to end this dystopian nightmare.

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18 August 2020

 

Tim Quilty supports change of Parliament rules to allow remote sitting

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has supported a proposal to change the rules of Parliament to permit remote sitting.

Mr Quilty spoke in the Legislative Council, at the heart of Melbourne’s stage 4 lockdown, in favour of a proposal which would enable some MPs to remain in their electorate office but take part while Parliament sits.

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13 August 2020

 

Tim Quilty proposes changing Parliament rules to allow remote sitting

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty is proposing to change the rules of the Parliament of Victoria to permit some upper house MPs to attend sittings remotely during the COVID-19 crisis.

At the moment Members of Parliament have no option but to attend the Chamber in person but, according to Mr Quilty, the rules should change during the coronavirus emergency.

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11 August 2020

 

Why close off wide open spaces of National Parks as part of social distancing rules?

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has questioned the logic behind closing National Parks as part of coronavirus containment measures.

With business operators being forced to close because of the stage three restrictions, Mr Quilty says the Victorian Government seems intent on causing harm.

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