Speeches

Federal Parliament - Mrs Edith Dircksey Cowan OBE

March 15, 2021

"We are compelled to join the voices of tens of thousands of women across Australia to speak out against discrimination, against harassment and against violence towards women and children. Edith would have wanted that."

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Federal Parliament - Morrison Government [25 February 2021]

February 25, 2021

"This is a Prime Minister who's presided over sports rorts, grassgate, watergate and forged documents and who shrugs off his responsibility, whether it's in response to bushfires, to quarantine or, indeed, to an alleged sexual assault."

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Federal Parliament - Higher Education Support Amendment (Freedom of Speech) Bill 2020

February 24, 2021

"The greatest threat to academic freedom comes from this Government and this Government's campaign against certain pursuits of knowledge."

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Federal Parliament - Racism

February 24, 2021

"Racism and racially motivated attacks have no place—no place—in this country, but, sadly, far-right extremism and attacks like this are on the rise."

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Federal Parliament - Perth Freight Link

February 22, 2021

"One of the things that you can observe is that the McGowan Government has actually picked up the slack on a lot of the broken promises and failures of delivery on things the Federal Government is supposed to have achieved."

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Federal Parliament - Western Australia & COVID-19

February 18, 2021

"While this Federal LNP Government has abrogated their constitutional responsibility for quarantine, the Mark McGowan Government has risen to the challenge to keep WA safe and moving."

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