Shop 4 976 Riversdale Rd Surrey Hills VIC 3127



Inquiry into the Owners Corporations Amendment (Short-Stay Accommodation) Bill 2016

Thursday 8th June 2017 Inquiry into the Owners Corporations Amendment (Short-Stay Accommodation) Bill 2016 Findings & Recommendations can be found here. Inquiry into the Owners Corporations Amendment (Short-Stay Accommodation) Bill 2016  Chair’s Forward can be read here.   Friday 12th May 2017 Mother’s Day Page 5   11 May 2017 COUNCIL […]


The UFU and Andrews Labor Government attack on the CFA and its 60,000 volunteers will impact all Victorians including those from the city.  Listen to my comments in Parliament here:    



Read my question to the Minister for International Education, Steve Herbert, on what steps has he taken to protect students on campus from gang violence.

Rates cap will bear no resemblance to the CPI

Minister for Local Government, Natalie Hutchins is having a lend of Victorians when she said in a media release today: “The Local Government Act Amendment Bill … will stop councils raising their rates above a cap, based on the Melbourne Consumer Price Index.”   The one thing that the cap […]

New Andrews Government tax on new home buyers and renovators

The Andrews Government demand for a dividend from the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority in its Budget is at odds with the direction of the recent Auditor’-Generals Report. The Opposition is concerned that the Government’s massive new tax on the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority (VMIA) will see a $50 million impost […]

My contribution to the debate on the same sex adoption bill

Mr DAVIS (Southern Metropolitan) — I rise with pleasure to speak on the Adoption Amendment (Adoption by Same-Sex Couples) Bill 2015. This is a bill brought to the house by the government, and I believe the bill has come about in a timely way. It is time in my view that same-sex […]

My contribution to the debate on my Punt road documents motion

Mr DAVIS (Southern Metropolitan) — I move: That in accordance with standing order 11.01, there be tabled in the Council by Wednesday, 20 January 2016, a copy of all documents relating to traffic flows, projections and plans produced, developed, considered or researched by VicRoads, state government departments and other state government authorities concerning Punt […]

My contribution to the debate on the governments recent rate capping Bill

Mr DAVIS (Southern Metropolitan) — I am pleased to rise and make a contribution to the debate on the Local Government Amendment (Fair Go Rates) Bill 2015. I note in the first instance that the coalition will not oppose this bill. It is important to understand some of the background to this […]

Andrews’ first Budget a body blow to local government

$38.47 million has been cut from local government funding in the Andrews Labor Government’s first Budget (Budget Paper 3, Table B.1 page 406). Without the once off $50 million funding for the ten interface councils in 2015-16, the cut to local government funding would have been $88.47 million. Page 40 […]