Maroondah and Yarra Ranges Law and Order Forum

Victoria is experiencing a crime epidemic. Every day we see more shocking reports of crime in our community as crime spirals out of control under Daniel Andrews. The Independent Crime Statistic Agency’s most recent figures show crime up over 13 percent in Maroondah local...
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Celebrate Australia Day at Ringwood Lake

  Come and join me this Thursday 26th January 2017 at Ringwood Lake (corner of Maroondah Highway and Mt Dandenong Road, Mel Ref 49K8) to celebrate Australia Day. A free event is being held by the Maroondah City Council with the opportunity to come together and celebrate our...
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Cool Heads prevail for hospital fundraiser

Eastern Health is proud to partner with Bendigo Community Bank branches to support women undergoing chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer. During the months of October and November, the Coolheads fundraising campaign aims to raise $145,000 to implement a scalp cooling service...
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MEMBERS STATEMENT – MOOROOLBARK SOCCER CLUB

Mr HODGETT (Croydon) — Last Saturday I had the pleasure of visiting the Mooroolbark Soccer Club at Esther Park, Mooroolbark. Mooroolbark Soccer Club has a long and proud history in Australian football. It was one of the founding members of the Football Federation Victoria — then...
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ADJOURNMENT – EASTFIELD CRICKET CLUB

Mr HODGETT (Croydon) — (11 660) I rise today to call on the Minister for Sport to visit the Eastfield Cricket Club to meet with club representatives, view the current facilities and listen to a proposal for a much‑needed upgrade to the pavilion at Benson Oval in Eastfield Road,...
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Liberal Nationals Carjacking Bill Passes Upper House

The Legislative Council has passed the Liberal Nationals carjackings legislation which sends a strong message of deterrence to these violent criminals. Under Daniel Andrews, carjackings are up 80%, frontline police have been cut and police stations have either been closed or had...
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MEMBERS STATEMENT – CFA MONTROSE BRIGADE

Mr HODGETT (Croydon) — On Saturday, 6 August, I had the great pleasure of attending the Montrose fire brigade 2016 annual dinner dance. The Montrose fire brigade has a long history of serving our community and is something we are all extremely proud of. It never ceases to amaze...
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Adjournment Debate – Rail Services

I wish to raise a matter for the Minister for Public Transport, and the action I seek is for the minister to apologise to residents of the south-eastern suburbs, Gippsland and the Latrobe Valley and to amend the latest policies in a number of areas. In August 2016 Metro Trains...
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Making Level Crossings Safer

Today we announced that a Liberal Nationals Coalition government will spend $20 million on high priority safety upgrades at rural and regional level crossings. We’ll upgrade crossings to ‘active’ protection – flashing lights and/or boom gates, especially at crossings where...
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Eastern Volunteers Raffle – Supported through Maroondah City Council

Eastern Volunteers were established in 1976 to support volunteering in the community. Over the past 40 years they have changed the lives of thousands of people in the community by supporting their volunteering choices. They also provide volunteer assisted transport to Home and...
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