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So far Tim Read has created 4 blog entries.

A win for recycling but it’s not all good news.

Its been another fascinating week in parliament. We had a victory on Wednesday with the legislative council narrowly voting in support of our plan for a parliamentary enquiry into Victoria’s waste crisis.  The government has [...]

By |2019-03-09T01:44:59+00:00March 8th, 2019|

What an incredible week

What an incredible week. After my first speech I was feeling a bit more comfortable around parliament and for a while even managed to find my way around the underground halls without getting (too) lost. [...]

By |2019-02-25T22:25:34+00:00February 25th, 2019|

8 Things about my first speech.

I recently gave my first speech to Victoria's 59th Parliament. I had a rough draft in my laptop but after some advice last week, decided on a major rewrite. The next day, I heard I had [...]

By |2019-02-08T11:28:45+00:00February 8th, 2019|

Pressure builds on pill testing

“You can’t treat people for drug overdoses when they are dead” (Ambulance Employees Australia general secretary Danny Hill: The Age, Jan 29th, 2019).  As a doctor, I couldn’t agree more. [Image: Hanging out at the [...]

By |2019-02-01T00:47:34+00:00January 31st, 2019|