Emergency Services | February 10, 2017

Bills introduced to Victorian Parliament 7-9 February 2017

This week, five Bills were introduced to the Victorian Parliament which may be of interest to residents across the Lowan electorate.

Of great importance to regional Victorians is the Country Fire Authority Amendment (Protecting Volunteer Firefighters) Bill 2016, introduced by the Liberal-Nationals Coalition in the Legislative Council this week. This Bill acknowledges and protects the rights of our dedicated, hardworking volunteer firefighters who put their own lives on the line to protect our regional communities.

Government bills introduced this week included:

  • Statute Law Revision Bill 2017
  • Electricity Safety Amendment (Bushfire Mitigation Civil Penalties Scheme) Bill 2017
  • Fair Work (Commonwealth Powers) Amendment Bill 2017
  • Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Amendment (Pilot Medically Supervised Injecting Centre) Bill 2017

More information on the proposed Bills can be found at parliament.vic.gov.au/legislation.

Please contact my office on 5382 0097 if you need help accessing this information.

Yours sincerely

Emma Kealy MP

Member for Lowan

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