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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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18 May 2020

 

Tim Quilty questions effectiveness of $2.7 billion Building Works stimulus scheme

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty believes the Andrews Government is giving Victoria a sugar hit of spending in its $2.7 billion Building Works economic stimulus package.

Today’s announcement by Premier Daniel Andrews is a diversion which hides the real damage the Labor Government has done through economic mismanagement, says Mr Quilty.

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12 May 2020

 

Tim Quilty says Victorian Government's firearms sales ban should never have happened

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty says the ban on the sale of firearms and ammunition during the coronavirus crisis should never have been approved.

The ban was lifted at 11.59pm on Tuesday, ending a controversial restriction which caused uproar in the shooting community.

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12 May 2020

 

Tim Quilty calls out Premier's 'stage managed' announcement of return to schools

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has welcomed the announcement of a return to school for Victorian students, but has called on Premier Daniel Andrews to stop ‘stage-managing’ announcements.

The Victorian Premier announced today that the youngest and oldest students – prep to grade two and years 11 and 12 – would return to school on Tuesday May 26, while years three to 10 will return on Tuesday June 9.

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