Senate debates

Thursday, 15 December 2022


Days and Hours of Meeting

1:05 pm

Photo of Katy GallagherKaty Gallagher (ACT, Australian Labor Party, Minister for the Public Service) Share this | Hansard source

Thank you, President. They're about supporting cost-of-living pressures for Australian families, for households and for individuals who are struggling under these increases in the cost of energy.

The government has been working on this—a solution for some of these cost increases—for the last couple of months.

Opposition senators interjecting—

After a wasted decade—we hear the laughter over there. The reason we are here dealing with this is an illegal invasion of Ukraine and 10 years of dysfunction and denial and the failure of those opposite on energy policy. They are the two reasons we are here.

Opposition senators interjecting—


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