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Legislative Assembly
 

21/02/2024
Motions
Wayne Farnham  (LIB)

... I worked out at the Kew Cottages , which had some horrific stories of abuse. It was quite interesting when I went out there as it was a very, very eerie feeling there. The empty buildings ... Knowing the history of the Kew Cottages and what they used to do out there, it was a very, very uncomfortable feeling going through there. Unfortunately this state historically has failed to look after our most vulnerable,...


 

Legislative Assembly
 

21/02/2024
Motions
Chris Crewther  (LIB)

... But his sister Glenda was sent off to Kew Cottages . We know that the stories of people in ... Kew Cottages are not often very good at all and that sometimes the care that they received, if you can ... Unfortunately due to the ‘care’ that she received at Kew Cottages , unfortunately my father’s sister Glenda died when ...the time, but there were many incidents that occurred at Kew Cottages and in other government institutional care. I would ...


 

Legislative Assembly
 

21/02/2024
Motions
Nina Taylor  (ALP)

... I heard before somebody mention the term ‘Kew Cottages’ . When you think of a cottage, it sounds like it should be quaint and it should be a lovely environment, a supportive environment, and of course we can see from the stories that have been shared that unfortunately it was something to the contrary in many instances, which is just simply inexcusable. I am not seeking to isolate that particular institution or organisation of ...


 

Legislative Assembly
 

04/05/2023
Second reading
Vicki Ward  (ALP)

... I really enjoyed the work that I did at Kew Cottages and was really interested to see the environment that was there. This was just before deinstitutionalisation was brought in; that is how old I am. It ... This experience with Kew Cottages helped open up my younger eyes to another layer of inequality and another layer of where government is important in actually helping to construct scaffolding around lives that really need it. We fast forward ...


 

Legislative Assembly
 

20/12/2022
Address-in-reply
Chris Crewther  (LIB)

... His mum tragically died at 23, and his sister at Kew Cottages years later. He moved in with Melbourne relatives, later moving back in with Grandpa when he remarried. At 16 Dad started in the army apprentice scheme at the old Balcombe army barracks in Mount Martha, now housing young people through Fusion. Dad then worked as a mechanic and a financial planner and recently ran the Wimmera’s community transport program. My mum Debbie was ...


 

Legislative Council
 

14/10/2021
Constituency questions
Clifford Hayes  (SA)

... I have been contacted by residents who are concerned about the proposal for two unit developments on the Kew Cottages heritage site and to allow for three heritage buildings to be demolished. The buildings on this site include the cottage and schoolhouse, built in 1887, and the dining room, built in 1917. This site, 48 Main Drive, Kew, is included in the Victorian Heritage Register and a heritage overlay and is considered to ...


 

Legislative Assembly
 

05/08/2021
Motions
Anthony Carbines  (ALP)

...involvement with or worked with around many of the policies of your predecessor in Bundoora, Speaker, the Honourable Minister Garbutt, at the time, and the work that she did around Kew Residential Services , work that had some engagement around Colanda in Colac and the changes when we broaden out some of the more traditional conversations around mental health and the ...


 

Legislative Council
 

29/10/2020
Second reading
Edward O'Donohue  (LIB)

... He had been minister for I think only a few days when the Kew Cottages fire and issue happened, and so he was very passionate about this issue. I suppose whilst it is nice to think about what has happened in the past and go down memory lane back to 2013, which is quite a few years ago, it is a roundabout way of acknowledging that governments, federal and state, of coalition Liberal-Nationals or ...


 

Legislative Assembly
 

19/03/2020
Second reading
Danny Pearson  (ALP)

... It is a bit like the old Kew Cottages . The Kew Cottages you can see from the Eastern Freeway,...and the Kew Cottages are on a hill. The reason the Kew Cottages are located where they are is that there ... That is why Kew Cottages are on a hill—to try and separate what they thought were contaminated people who had ...


 

Legislative Council
 

19/03/2020
Answers to constituency questions
Clifford Hayes  (SA)

...Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Minister for Planning): On 13 February 2020, the Kew Cottages Coalition requested Heritage Victoria issue a stop order under ...Act 2017 for works being undertake at the state heritage listed Kew Cottages . The Kew Cottages Coalition’s concerns relate to the ... On 18 February 2020, Heritage Victoria advised the Kew Cottages Coalition that a stop order would not be issued, as appropriate ...