Les Erdi, OAM (21/02/13)

Mr SOUTHWICK (Caulfield) -- It is with sadness that we mourn the passing of Les Erdi, OAM, who passed away on 26 January. Over his remarkable life Les, an immigrant who arrived in Australia in 1954, contributed so much to our society as a businessman and philanthropist. As was written about Sir Christopher Wren, 'if you seek his monument, lo...

Shelford Girls Grammar: high achievers (21/02/13)

Mr SOUTHWICK -- It was great to join Shelford Girls Grammar to celebrate the high achievers of its 2012 class. Over 40 per cent of its students received an Australian tertiary admission rank score of 90 or higher, placing them in the top 10 per cent of the nation. I had the pleasure of speaking at the school's high achievers assembly to cong...

Melbourne Markets: relocation (21/02/13)

Mr SOUTHWICK (Caulfield) -- My question without notice is to the Minister for Major Projects. Can the minister update the house on the progress of the Melbourne Markets in Epping and what he is doing to fix the problems that were left ...