Speeches

Federal Parliament - Matters of Public Importance [6 October 2020]

October 06, 2020

"Every single time, this Prime Minister stands up in front of a camera, straightens his tie and announces, with great fanfare, that they have a plan to develop a plan, that they have a work group to develop a plan—a road map, a spreadsheet! But if you really listen to these big announcements there's no substance. There's nothing to them."

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Federal Parliament - Palmer, Mr Clive

September 03, 2020

"Clive Palmer's arrogant and out-of-touch campaign to force WA borders to open is why he's the subject of ridicule and contempt. People have had enough of him blanketing Western Australian airwaves, newspapers and mailboxes with ads."

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Federal Parliament - Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Cessation) Bill 2019

September 02, 2020

"We need to look at an integrated framework and an integrated response that protects physical things as well as the things that we value around Australian citizenship, including that pledge of allegiance to Australia and her people."

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Federal Parliament - Clontarf Foundation

September 01, 2020

"Since it was established in the early 2000s, Clontarf has been an amazing success, with 119 academies around Australia."

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Federal Parliament - Domestic and Family Violence [26 August 2020]

August 26, 2020

"At the time of Hannah Clarke's murder, we in this parliament vowed to continue to fight against family and domestic violence. I've not forgotten that vow."

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Federal Parliament - Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Improving Assistance for Vulnerable...

August 24, 2020

"While we may all acknowledge that childcare and early childhood education are really important and that these are really essential workers who've been part of our frontline defence in these times, and while we can take that opportunity to reflect on just how important good health and our children are, we still have one of the most expensive childcare systems in the world."

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