Labor MP booted from Vic parliament Question Time amid Comm Games furore

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Victoria's Assistant Treasurer was booted out of Question Time on Wednesday after a jibe directed at opposition MP during debate over the axed Commonwealth Games.

Chaos in the Victorian parliament as Labor politician is booted from Question Time in heated clash over 2026 Comm Games axing

Ms Allan opened her response with:"I thank tomorrow's leader of the opposition for his question", in an apparent reference at the Coalition's Ms Allan's response drew roars of laughter from the government benches, with Mr Pearson appearing to yell out"the member for wanna be" twice.Mr Groth had asked Ms Allan about the budget for the games, after the government initially intended to spend $2.6 billion for the 12-day event across five regional areas.

Jacinta Allan was asked further questions about the cancelled 2026 Commonwealth Games on Wednesday following the release of an auditor-general's report. Picture: NCA Newswire / Nicki ConnollyMs Allan said she was grateful to"clarify some misinformation" that Mr Groth and the opposition had been providing on the issue.

"I was then asked a supplementary question that went to could I guarantee that the $2.6 billion of Victorian funding for the games is still available.

 

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