House debates

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Matters of Public Importance

Prime Minister

3:47 pm

Photo of Andrew HastieAndrew Hastie (Canning, Liberal Party) Share this | Hansard source

Under Labor, you put 8,000 children into detention and we have no children in detention under this current government. When it comes to mental health, you have gone to lengths to suggest that somehow we are indifferent to mental health, particularly when it comes to LGBT young people. I can tell you from personal experience that the Prime Minister is very responsive to this issue. I lobbied him for the last nine months and he has provided $2 million to Canning for a new purely youth medical service health club which will provide a range of services, particularly health care, to young people.

While we are on the topic of leadership, let's reflect upon Bill Shorten. As the Prime Minister said today in question time, 'truth matters.' I think it is impossible to sound the depth of Bill Shorten's mendacity—


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