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12 April, 2017
The Hon. Greg Donnelly, ALP upper house member of the NSW Parliament, has rightly pointed out the deceptive and flawed strategy of euthanasia advocates in his adjournment speech on 5 April. Donnelly says the strategy involves advancing the argum... Read more

23 March, 2017
Reassurance for participant choice in NDIS housing
This week I asked a question in Parliament regarding the long-awaited new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) specialist disability accommodation rule. The rule raised concern in its potential to undermine participant choice and control regarding housing – a fundamental right. Under the new ... Read more

07 March, 2017
I was recently contacted by a self-described feminist, lesbian, grandmother of five. Surprisingly, she congratulated me on my “powerful, well-researched, intelligent and common sense speech” in Parliament regarding the Births, Deaths and Marriages Re... Read more

06 March, 2017
Join community campaign to stop Safe Schools Program!
The Romanian Community Association is running a campaign to express concerns about the Safe Schools Program and to ask member schools about how they intend to uphold the rights of parents to have a say in the way their children are educated.Step-by-step instructions, including a list of email addres... Read more

05 December, 2016
Tomorrow, an Australian Disability Enterprises (ADE) Exhibition will be launched in Queen’s Hall, Parliament House. Hosted by Dr Rachel Carling-Jenkins, the DLP Member for Western Metropolitan Region, this exhibition will showcase the goods and servi... Read more

14 November, 2016
Motion to scrap Safe Schools divides Parliament '18 all'
On Wednesday 26 October, I brought a motion before the upper house calling on the government to withdraw the Safe Schools program from all schools, and to conduct a review of the program which would take into account the views of parents. This was the first motion of its type in any Australian Parli... Read more

27 October, 2016
Mambourin Enterprises AGM
Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Mambourin Enterprises annual general meeting. Mambourin is a disability service operating at several sites within my electorate and empowering people to live independently by offering individualised support, employment, education and training services.Th... Read more

11 October, 2016
2016 MFTB shows growing support for pro-life cause
Thousands flocked to the steps of Parliament on Saturday to protest Victoria's abortion laws, mourn the many lives lost, and advocate for a culture of life that provides women with real choice and real support. It is always encouraging to see people of all ages and backgrounds at the March for ... Read more

29 September, 2016
One of Western Metropolitan’s most dedicated grassroots footy volunteers has been declared a Champion of the Code. Dr Rachel Carling-Jenkins, Member for Western Metropolitan Region, nominated Mr David Llyons for an award at a special reception a... Read more

19 September, 2016
Dr CARLING-JENKINS (Western Metropolitan) — I am compelled to stand up to speak again today in this place about the very real and devastating impact that a lack of police resources is having on the local community in the Wyndham area of my electorate... Read more

31 August, 2016
My office now taking donations to support the local homeless
Werribee is a homeless hotspot and many people including families are sleeping rough. I am very concerned about these people and have been advocating for a crisis accomodation centre to be built in the area. My office has now set up a basket to collect donations of food and toiletries to a... Read more

24 June, 2016
Dr CARLING-JENKINS (Western Metropolitan) — I rise today to speak about recent happenings in Point Cook that are of grave concern to me and of grave concern to my constituents in the area. The law and order situation has become so bad that local resi... Read more

20 June, 2016
The current controversy surrounding the ‘Safe Schools’ program and the recent debacle about its chief architect and public face Roz Ward, has put a spotlight on the program’s communist ties.The ‘Safe Schools’ program, which is endorsed and financiall... Read more

17 June, 2016
Leading the way to end the sexual exploitation of women in Victoria
On Tuesday 14 June, I hosted a dinner with international guests Ruth Nordstrom and Rebecca Ahlstrand, President and Legal Counsel, respectively, of Scandinavian Human Rights Lawyers.SHRL is a non-governmental organisation that works to promote human rights and freedoms in Scandinavia and Europe, and... Read more

26 May, 2016
Dear Valued Supporter,It is with disappointment that I write to inform you that the Legislative Council has voted on my Infant Viability Bill, and has chosen to vote it down (with a division of 11 for, 27 against, and 2 abstained). Voting in favour ... Read more

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