Senate debates

Wednesday, 8 March 2023

Questions without Notice


2:18 pm

Photo of Larissa WatersLarissa Waters (Queensland, Australian Greens) Share this | Hansard source

Can I first acknowledge that it's International Women's Day. Happy International Women's Day to all, and to Marie Coleman, who's no longer in the chamber but whose presence is felt, and will be for many years.

So, today is International Women's Day, and we don't want cupcakes; we want equality. We want investment in women's safety, health and economic security. The government says it would love to do more, if it wasn't for a tight budget.


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