Ellen Calls for Safety on Racecourse Rd

A number of local residents have approached me about safety on Racecourse Road, especially on the corner of Smithfield Road and also outside Newmarket Plaza. These pedestrian crossing are dangerous.

Last year, a man waiting for a tram outside Newmarket Plaza was killed after a car and ambulance collided on Racecourse Road, and it was a terrible tragedy for everybody involved.

Local residents are concerned that because of the dangerous design of these roads it will only be a matter of time before another tragedy occurs. We sorely need these crossings changed to protect pedestrians, cyclists and all motorists.

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Ellen Questions Toll Road Secrecy

Despite previously being critical of the Coalitions' secrecy surrounding the now-defeated East-West Toll Road, Labor are now refusing to release information vital information about their new toll road, the West Gate Tunnel.

Last week in Parliament, I asked the Premier what Labor have to hide:

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Ban Dirty Donations

Victoria has some of the slackest political donation laws in the Western world. This allows dodgy developers, gambling lobbyists, or even mobsters to influence our democracy. In light of recent events, I've again called upon our government to ban dirty donations. Here's what I had to say:

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Climate Change and the Law: A Public Panel

The RMIT Centre for Urban Research’s Climate Change and Resilience group cordially invites you to a public panel on the topic of Climate Change and the Law.

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Labor Will Keep Funding Coal in Victoria

Labor have released a "Statement on Future Uses of Brown Coal" and confirmed our worst fears - that they have no plans to stop burning dirty brown coal in Victoria any time soon.

In fact, it says Victoria has an "open for business" approach to supporting projects using coal. This is beyond a joke! We need to leave coal in the ground if we're serious about fighting climate change.
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