Thursday, 4 April 2019
Matters of Public Importance
I rise to speak on today's MPI. When the Prime Minister answered his last questions in question time, he talked about when the Liberals and Nationals came to government in 2013. We said we'd stop the boats, we'd get rid of the carbon tax, we'd spend on infrastructure that would drive the Australian economy, and we would also bring the budget back to surplus, which we have done.
I want to briefly touch on and acknowledge the Leader of the House's time in parliament. One of the first things that happened to me when I arrived in parliament in 2007 with some of my colleagues, who I see are still stubbornly here—