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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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25 February 2021

Tim Quilty joins discussion examining problems created by Murray Darling Basin Plan

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty learned from water and economic experts during a conference examining the impacts of the Murray Darling Basin Plan today.

The two-day conference in Rutherglen brought academics, industry leaders and politicians together to look for solutions to the myriad problems arising from the plan.

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23 February 2021

 

Tim Quilty says Government should listen to legal experts' views on emergency powers

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty says the Victorian Government must listen to legal experts who say emergency powers do not need to be - and should not be - extended.

Marcus Clarke QC, Vanessa Plain and Dr Jason Harkess have written a draft bill which proposes amendments to the Public Health and Wellbeing Act to deal with COVID without continuing the state of emergency.

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Tim Quilty glad to see end of 5-day lockdown, but says it should never have happened

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12 February 2021

 

Tim Quilty appalled by 5-day lockdown

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has condemned the closing down of all of Victoria announced today.

Due to a COVID outbreak in a quarantine hotel in Melbourne, Premier Daniel Andrews has told Victorians they must obey stage four rules from 11.59pm tonight until 11.59pm on Wednesday.

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12 February 2021

 

Tim Quilty appalled by 5-day lockdown

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has condemned the closing down of all of Victoria announced today.

Due to a COVID outbreak in a quarantine hotel in Melbourne, Premier Daniel Andrews has told Victorians they must obey stage four rules from 11.59pm tonight until 11.59pm on Wednesday.

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12 February 2021

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty is working with Member for Mildura Ali Cupper to bring passenger rail services back to the Mildura line.

Tim Quilty says reactivating rail for Mildura would cost 'peanuts'

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty says reconnecting Mildura to Melbourne by rail will cost ‘peanuts’.

Mr Quilty commissioned a report from the independent Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) to cost a shuttle service running three times a week from Mildura to Maryborough and connecting with existing services to Melbourne.

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2 February 2021

 

Tim Quilty says his opposition to gender conversion bill is based on freedoms

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has reiterated his opposition to the Andrews Government’s gender conversion therapy bill.

The Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Bill 2020 seeks to ban practices which force members of the LGBTQIA+ to undergo conversion therapy, and will be debated in the Upper House this week.

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2 February 2021

Liberal Democrats MPs David Limbrick (left) and Tim Quilty have condemned the Victorian Government’s attempt to extend its emergency powers.

Tim Quilty and David Limbrick condemn emergency powers extension

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has said the extension of Victoria’s emergency powers is unnecessary and indicates how willing Premier Daniel Andrews is to inflict damage on Victorian communities.

The Victorian Government will this week rush through legislation in an effort to extend its powers to December 15.

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