Speeches

Federal Parliament - Robodebt

June 11, 2020

"It's just really, really hard to sit with somebody who's received a debt notice, who has terror and fear about what's going to happen to them, who feels like they are being strongarmed and harassed, and who comes to your office and, in tears, speaks to you in detail about the impact that this has had on them."

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Federal Parliament - HomeBuilder

June 11, 2020

"I'm trying to fathom the logic of the government's recently announced renovation grants."

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Federal Parliament - National Skills Commissioner Bill 2020

June 10, 2020

"Over the past seven years or so, we've seen an attrition in the number of tradespeople in Cowan, and that is not due to natural forces—that is not natural attrition."

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Federal Parliament - Childcare

May 13, 2020

"We need to really take this opportunity to value our childcare sector and value our childcare workers. I hope this is a wake-up call to really value them."

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Federal Parliament - Cowan Electorate

May 13, 2020

"I think the best way to thank them is to take this opportunity to recognise and acknowledge that in the past we haven't always valued them as they should be valued."

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Federal Parliament - Multiculturalism

March 05, 2020

"Labor, and the policies that Labor has put in in the past and the policies that a Labor government would bring in the future, is the party for those people, for the modern, multicultural nation that we are."

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