House debates

Thursday, 2 March 2017

  • Calwell Electorate: Workplace Relations (1 speech)
    I want to support Labor's Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Take Home Pay) Bill 2017, which was tabled by the Leader of the Opposition on Monday. It is a bill that seeks to amend the Fair Work Act,...
  • Moncrieff Electorate: Infrastructure (3 speeches)
    It is a pleasure to rise to speak about an issue that is very important to all Gold Coasters, and that is the funding of the M1. The reason that this is an important issue is because the M1 has...
  • Queensland: Sugar Industry, Hunter Electorate: Broadband (1 speech)
    I am delighted the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment is with us because I am going to issue him with a challenge. He knows and members generally know that Queensland sugar cane growers...
  • Moore Electorate: Roads (1 speech)
    Employment self-sufficiency remains one of the major priorities in my electorate. It is being addressed through economic development initiatives designed to create more local jobs for a growing...
  • Richmond Electorate: Vocational Education and Training (1 speech)
    I rise today to speak on the importance of properly funding our education system. In particular, today I want to focus on the important roles of trades training centres and what a difference they...
  • Corangamite Electorate: Infrastructure (1 speech)
    I rise to thank everyone who attended last week's Great Ocean Road Summit in Lorne. Almost 100 people attended the Lorne Bowls Club to hear from key stakeholders such as the Great Ocean Road...
  • New South Wales: Bushfires (1 speech)
    I rise to again talk about the disasters that often affect our region—in particular, most recently, the terrible Carwoola bushfires and what they revealed once again about the strength of...
  • Canning Electorate: Mandurah Baptist College (1 speech)
    There is a lot of commentary at the moment about the health of Western democracy. Unsurprisingly, many people are sceptical that our system of government is not working. This is especially the...
  • Centrelink (1 speech, 2 comments)
    I live in and represent an amazing community in the electorate of Longman. It is an electorate that really is a community of communities. As I mentioned in a speech yesterday, the average median...
  • The McClymonts, Cassar-Daley, Mr Troy (2 speeches)
    The Clarence Valley has produced Olympic athletes and some of the country's leading businesspeople, but we also entertain and sing to the world. I would like to acknowledge two international acts...