MINISTERS STATEMENTS: FREE TAFE

TIERNEY (Western Victoria – Minister for Skills and TAFE, Minister for Regional Development) (12:33): Today is a great day: we are celebrating five years since the introduction of free TAFE. Since 2019 more than 157,000 students have had the chance to get the skills they need for the jobs they want, while saving $436 million in fees.…

TIERNEY — Further to the point of order, President, I have provided an update to the house — a new initiative, a new resource package that was on the front page of the Herald Sun, and I have provided the context in which that announcement has been made.

PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT AMENDMENT BILL 2021

Ms TIERNEY (Western Victoria—Minister for Training and Skills, Minister for Higher Education) (17:29): I lay on the table a statement of compatibility with the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006: Opening paragraphs In accordance with section 28 of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006, (the ‘Charter’), I make this Statement of Compatibility with respect…

MEMBERS STATEMENTS: JENNIFER MACAULAY

http://gayletierney.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/LC_Tierney_G_2023-02-23_0938-0940_MS-hLUIB-1.mp4 GAYLE TIERNEY (Western Victoria – Minister for Training and Skills, Minister for Higher Education, Minister for Agriculture) (09:38): Recently the Governor-General announced that Jennifer Macaulay of Portarlington was one of two people to be awarded the honorary medal in the general division of the Order of Australia. Jenny is a long-term resident of Portarlington.…

BACKING WINCHELSEA’S FAST GROWING COMMUNITY

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to support Surf Coast Shire’s fast-growing community with the infrastructure it needs. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced the latest round of projects from the Labor Government’s $50 million Growing Suburbs Fund. The fund supports councils build the community centres, town hubs, playgrounds, parks and reserves…

MEMBERS STATEMENT: COMMERCIAL HOTEL, TERANG

MS TIERNEY (Western Victoria—Minister for Training and Skills, Minister for Higher Education) Incorporated pursuant to order of Council of 7 September 2021: I rise today to inform the house of a wonderful experience I had recently, spending time at Terang’s Commercial Hotel—an emerging creative hub in the south-west. The hotel itself is a heritage site—the…