Speeches

Federal Parliament - International Development Assistance

December 07, 2020

"We can make a difference here through bipartisanship and through working together, ensuring that, in Myanmar, the conditions are created to ensure the safe and dignified return of the Rohingya people to Rakhine state."

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Federal Parliament - International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

December 07, 2020

"We need to reach women who are just trying to survive another day without getting beaten, punched, kicked or put down. We need to resource and fund the frontline workers and services who have access to some of the most isolated women."

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Federal Parliament - Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2020

December 02, 2020

"That daily allowance that we get would be equivalent to a week of payment on JobSeeker if it goes back to its pre-coronavirus rate—$280 a week compared to $280 a day."

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Federal Parliament - Cowan Electorate: COVID-19

December 01, 2020

"One of the young girls in a year 9 class came up to me and said, 'You said that some people come to you and they ask for your help to bring someone back from overseas,' and I said, 'Yes,' and she said, 'Can you help me?' and she started bawling her eyes out."

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Federal Parliament - Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2019

November 30, 2020

"Let me tell you, when a family ends up in the family law court, it's because they have reached a stage where every form of mediation has broken down and they are at an acute stage of needing that assistance."

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Federal Parliament - Senator Eric Abetz

November 12, 2020

"Senator Abetz's actions were not only corrosive to our social cohesion but also counterproductive to any fight against foreign interference at home or for human rights abroad."

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