Adjournment: Australian Formula One Grand Prix: economic benefits


Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan) -- My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Tourism and Major Events. Members would be aware that I have been a passionate opponent of the Formula One grand prix since it first descended upon Albert Park in 1996. In March 2007, I protested to the minister that the public has never received accurate figures about the costs of the grand prix.

Uni protest gathers momentum

Publisher: News Ltd Regional/Suburban
Publication: Leader-Waverley, Page 16 (Tue 24 Mar 2009)

Uni protest gathers momentum

MONASH University stu-dents rallied at the Clayton campus last Wednesday to voice concerns about possible changes to youth allowance and the deregulation of class number limits.

Sheriff Bill (2)


Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan) -- In relation to the Sheriff Bill 2008 I would like to say at the outset that the Greens agree the sheriff provides an important function in the general scheme of law enforcement, and we do not oppose the collection of legitimate fines and the execution of warrants in the state of Victoria.

Sheriff Bill (1)


Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan) -- Could the minister inform the house whether the reports and reviews which were done in preparing this bill are publicly available?

Hon. J. M. MADDEN (Minister for Planning) -- The parliamentary report that was done is freely available.

Member's Statement: International Women's Day


Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan) -- International Women's Day is 8 March.

Adjournment: Sandringham - beach renourishment


Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan) -- My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Environment and Climate Change. On 3 March I met four members of the Sandringham Foreshore Association (SFA) to view the serious problems that have been caused on Sandringham beach since the construction of the Southey Street rock groyne in December 2006.

QwN: Port Phillip Bay - Channel Deepening


Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan) -- My question is for the Minister for Environment and Climate Change. Last year I viewed footage of the rubble left after dredging at the Port Phillip Bay entrance. Some of the footage was also shown on Channel 10. Divers continue to report that rock and debris are being dragged around the area near the canyon at the entrance to Port Phillip Bay, which was always the greatest fear of the impact of dredging in that area.

Member's Statement: Ovarian cancer - awareness


Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan) -- Yesterday, 25 February, was Ovarian Cancer Australia's Teal Ribbon Day to support ovarian cancer awareness throughout the country. This year 1500 Australian women, including 315 Victorian women, will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

Criminal Procedures Bill


On the 26th February, 2009 The Greens supported The Criminal Procedure Bill 2008 after raising some queries.