Local Government Amendment (Improved Governance) Bill 2015

Ms HUTCHINS (Minister for Local Government) — This bill will raise the standards of behaviour by councillors and generally improve — —

Honourable members interjecting.

The SPEAKER — Order! I remind members to remain silent while the Chair is on his feet. That applies at all times during parliamentary proceedings. I request members to comply with that.

Ms HUTCHINS — The bill will raise standards of behaviour by councillors — —

Mr R. Smith interjected.

The SPEAKER — Order! I warn the member for Warrandyte!

Ms HUTCHINS — It will generally improve council governance in Victoria and improve the conduct of the general council elections to be held in 2016.

Motion agreed to.

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