House debates

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Statements by Members

Police Referrals

1:59 pm

Photo of Tim WilsonTim Wilson (Goldstein, Liberal Party) Share this | Hansard source

I'd like to bring to the House's attention the constant abuse by the opposition of referring matters to our police services, who do an outstanding job. There are so many of them. There is Senator Don Farrell, who did it to members of the AAT. The member for Moreton has had his go, as has the member for Barton. Of course, the member for Kingsford Smith did it to me on a completely baseless allegation. But there's nobody who loves it more than the shadow Attorney-General. He issues them out like a dodgy doctor. He even got a pad printed that says 'AFP referrals'; that's how much he loves it! Everybody gets an AFP referral, and they are all on the basis of false allegations. They are against everybody, whether it's former Prime Minister Tony Abbott, the Attorney-General, the minister for human services—

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