I raise my concerns about the safety of road users and families in my electorate in relation to safety and maintenance breaches by Cootes Transport on Victorian roads. Fuel tankers are among the most dangerous vehicles on the road. They carry loads that make them vulnerable to rollovers and explosions.
The petition of the following residents of Victoria, draws to the attention of the house that the Children's Allied Health Service (CAHS) at Sunshine Hospital is no longer accepting multidisciplinary assessment referrals for preschool children with disabilities starting school in 2014.
The petition of certain citizens of the state of Victoria draws to the attention of the house the Napthine state government's failure to keep our community safe.
The safety of truck drivers and the families and individuals who share the roads with truck drivers is currently being compromised by unsafe work practices, which is putting lives at risk.
The bill seeks to amend the Crimes Act 1958 to create a new criminal offence of grooming for sexual conduct with a child under the age of 16 years. Grooming is an action undertaken by a perpetrator with the aim of befriending and establishing an emotional connection with a child, and in some cases with a child's family, to lower inhibitions or gain access to sexually abuse a child.
This petition of certain citizens of the state of Victoria draws to the attention of the house the state government's plans to cut hundreds of millions of dollars from TAFE funding.