Around Western Victoria Region

Monday 22 April 2019

Interview with Charlotte King on ABC Radio Ballarat Radio.

Sunday 21 April 2019

Meeting with Cr Ian Smith of Moyne Shire and drover, John Wilson, over droving issue in Caramut.

Wednesday 17 April 2019

Meeting with constituent over planning issue, in Waurn Ponds

Tuesday 16 April 2019

Briefing from the Golden Plains Shire Council in Bannockburn.

Sunday 14 April 2019

Attended the Terang Cup Race Meeting in Terang.

Saturday 13 April 2019

Chaired the Rural and Regional Roadshow in Mansfield.

Friday 12 April 2019

Briefing with the CT Management Group, Richard Riordan MP and Shadow Local Government Minister, Tim Smith to discuss council rates, revenue and responsibilities in Geelong. 

Meeting with Cr Heather Wellington to discuss local government in Geelong. 

Wednesday 10 April 2019

Meeting with constituent, Jeanette Rudman to discuss Victorian ambulance response performance in Ocean Grove.

Meeting with Mayor and CEO of Surf Coast of Shire, with Richard Riordan MP, over the Winchelsea Team Rooms and Cafe lease issue, in Colac. 

Meeting with Philomenia Carney at the Winchelsea Tea Rooms and Cafe over the lease issue, in Winchelsea.

Meeting with Editor, Tony Galpin from the Geelong Independent newspaper in Geelong.

Tuesday 9 April 2019

Briefing from the Councillors of Moyne Shire Council in Woolsthorpe.

Received a briefing from the Glenelg Shire Council in Portland. 

Meeting with cattle drover, John Wilson, in the Moyne Shire at Nareeb. 

Monday 8 April 2019

Briefing from the CEO, Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Moyne Shire in Port Fairy.

Interviewed by Mitchell Dye on Mitchell’s Front Page, The Pulse 97.4FM.

Meeting with Warrnambool City Council on various issues, especially roads with Roma Britnell MP and Richard Riordan MP in Warrnambool. 

Thursday 4 April 2019

Attended a Coalition Conference in Melbourne.

Briefing from General Manager of Wind Prospect Ltd to discuss the proposed Hexham Wind Farm with Richard Riordan MP in Melbourne. 

Tuesday 2 April 2019

Briefing from CEO of Colac Area Health to discuss Urgent Care Funding with Richard Riordan MP and Shadow Minister for Health, Georgie Crozier MP. 

Briefing from CEO, Mayor and Councillors of Surf Coast Shire Council in Torquay. 

Meeting with CEO of ‘GenU’ to discuss Victorian disability services in Geelong. 

Received a briefing from the City of Greater Geelong councillors, CEO and officers in Geelong.

Monday 1 April 2019

Interviewed by Rebecca Lowe on ‘What’s happening in the House’ ABC Radio.

Friday 29 March 2019

Attended the Chilwell Primary School Fair in Geelong. 

Wednesday 27 March 2019

Briefing from CEO, Mayor and Councillors of Colac Otway Shire Council in Colac. 

Tuesday 26 March 2019

Briefing from CEO, Mayor and Councillors of the Loddon Shire Council in Serpentine.

Monday 25 March 2019

Attended the ‘Development in focus: What is holding regional Victoria back?’ forum at Federation University in Horsham.

Delivered the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs message of congratulations at the Australian Citizenship Ceremony at the City of Greater Geelong in Geelong.

Attended the MAV Technology National Conference & Awards for Excellence in Geelong.

Sunday 24 March 2019

Attended the Western Victoria Region AGM in Mortlake.

Tuesday 19 March 2019 – Thursday 21 March 2019

Parliament Sitting – Legislative Council

Monday 18 March 2019

Attended Rural Coalition Members dinner in Melbourne

Thursday 14 March 2019

Meeting with Helen Gordon, CEO Australian Finance Industry Association and Richard Riordan MP on international driver hire car issue

Meeting with Mayor of Warrnambool, Tony Herbert in Warrnambool

Wednesday 13 March 2019

Attended Chilwell Primary School South Wing Redevelopment Information Session in Geelong

Constituent visit to farmer Adrian Mohr in Meredith

Briefing with Ballarat City Council in Ballarat

Meeting with Ballarat Times Editor, Alistair Finlay in Ballarat

Tuesday 12 March 2019

Briefing with Ararat Rural City Council in Ararat

Briefing with Pyrenees Shire Council in Avoca

Monday 11 March 2019

Conducted an Interview on 94.7 The Pulse with Mitchell Dye

Wednesday 6 March 2019

Attended VFF breakfast briefing in Melbourne

Tuesday 5 March 2019 – Thursday 7 March 2019

Parliament Sitting – Legislative Council

Friday 1 March 2019

Attended Community Forum in Terang with Dan Tehan MP, Member for Wannon and Angus Taylor MP, Minister for Energy

Meeting with Robert Lowe Senior and Richard Riordan MP to commence an important dialogue about indigenous cultural heritage

Attended the Opening of Geelong Art Gallery’s Sidney Nolan Ned Kelly series in Geelong

Thursday 28 February 2019

Briefing with Barwon Water, Chair Jo Plummer and Managing Director Tracey Slatter in Geelong

Wednesday 27 February 2019

Attended the launch of the 2019 Deakin University Geelong Business Excellence Awards in Fyansford

Tuesday 26 February 2019

Briefing with Central Goldfields Shire Council Chief Administrators and CEO, Lucy Roffey in Maryborough

Monday 25 February 2019

Organised and attended community meeting with ABCTV on poison bait issue in Killarney

Attended Inverleigh Streetscape Draft Master Plan Community Meeting in Inverleigh

Attended the VFF Grains Conference Dinner in Geelong

Sunday 24 February 2019

Participated in VFF Geelong Port and Agribusiness tour of the Geelong Port in Geelong

Saturday 23 February 2019

Attended the 37th Pako Festa Official Opening Ceremony in Geelong

Friday 22 February 2019

Briefing with Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner Cindy Millen in Geelong

Attended ‘THOSE LEFT BEHIND’ fundraising event with proceeds going to Victoria Police Suicide Prevention Unit in Fyansford

Friday 15 February 2019

Helped man the Sungold Field Days Liberal Party stand for The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Attended Apollo Bay community meeting on international driver safety in Apollo Bay as a speaker with Sarah Henderson MP and Richard Riordan MP

Attended the Seafood Festival dinner in Apollo Bay

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Briefing with Jane den Hollander, Vice-Chancellor Deakin University in Geelong

Briefing with Geelong Chamber of Commerce CEO, Bernadette Uzelac in Geelong

Briefing with Barwon Health, Board Chair Brian Cook, Chief Financial Officer Cobus Lotheringen and Shadow Minister Georgie Crozier MP in Geelong

Briefing with G21 CEO, Elaine Carbines and Chair Bill Mithen in Geelong  

Monday 11 February 2019

Conducted an Interview on 94.7 The Pulse with Mitchell Dye

Attended community meeting on poison bait issue in Killarney

Friday 8 February 2019

Chaired the Victorian Liberal Rural and Regional Standing Committee Meeting in Melbourne

Meeting with constituent on planning issue in Queenscliffe.

Tuesday 5 February 2019 – Wednesday 6 February 2019

Parliament Sitting – Legislative Council

Monday 4 February 2019

Conducted Radio Interview with ABC: ‘What’s going in the House’ with Rebecca Lowe

Sunday 3 February 2019

Attended the Southern Grampians Shire Council – 10 Year Anniversary of the Black Saturday Bushfires with the Governor of Victoria in Hamilton

Attended the Southern Grampians Shire Council – 10 Year Anniversary of the Black Saturday Bushfires with the Governor of Victoria in Coleraine

Wednesday 30 January 2019 – Thursday 31 January 2019

Attended Parliamentary Liberal Team Conference in Geelong

Saturday 26 January 2019

Attended Corangamite Shire Australia Day celebrations in Terang

Wednesday 23 January 2019

Attended the Welcome Wave event in Torquay to welcome the athletes competing in the 2019 Deakin University Elite Women’s Road Race

Tuesday 22 January 2019

Meeting with David Andueza and Richard Riordan MP regarding Inverleigh Streetscape Masterplan

Attended the Golden Plains Shire Awards in Bannockburn 

Monday 21 January 2019

Constituent Meeting with landholders, CFA volunteers and Moyne Shire Councillors over the fire risk of roadside vegetation in Darlington/Terang

Saturday 19 January 2019

Attended the ‘Grand Opening of the Restored Camperdown Grandstand’ at Camperdown Race Club

Wednesday 19 December 2018

Delivered Maiden Speech in the Legislative Council

Sworn in at the Opening of the 59th Parliament in Melbourne