Member for Polwarth Richard Riordan has lodged a complaint after people who visited his office in Colac were hit with fines.
"Back on October 15 a small crowd of constituents came to my office," Mr Riordan said in parliament on Tuesday.
He said they had a variety of concerns and issues they wanted to discuss with their local MP.
"At that time, unlike metropolitan Melbourne, getting out and about in our community was an okay thing," he said.
"My office is in the heart of town. Across the road there is an Aldi, a Bunnings, a Liquorland, a big Coles and a service station.
"It is the hub of town; there were lots of people around. There were no more people out the front of my office than there were across the road on the footpath, but these people had come to see me."
Mr Riordan said he was the people outside his office were asked to move on by Victoria Police.
"They did so without incident and moved on," he said.
However, Mr Riordan said he was shocked to learn that police had obtained CCTV footage and issued the people who visited his office with $1812 fines.
He said the fine issued stated it was for failing to comply with a direction of a person in the exercise of a power.
"Quite frankly, the concept and precedent it sets, to punish people for coming to see their member of parliament, is a very concerning one, and I think it is one that this Parliament needs to assess and be quite clear about," he said.
Mr Riordan said he did not give permission from CCTV footage from his office to be accessed.
In addition to that, there was a second incident when he urged members of the public at his office to move on because police were again in attendance.
"The police came back to me after the crowd had gone," Mr Riordan said.
"I had gone back inside my office to set about answering emails.
"At that point the police gave me the umpteenth degree questioning on who was there. They wanted to know names; they wanted to know addresses; they wanted to know who was at my office.
"I of course refused to give them that information, saying it was none of their business, quite frankly.
"That is not something I would normally like to do to the police. But they informed me that the powers that be in Melbourne wanted to know who was at my office and that I was sort of not being particularly helpful by not telling them."
Mr Riordan said he wanted assurance that constituents could visit his office "without Big Brother watching".
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