Speeches

Federal Parliament - Australian-made products

October 26, 2020

"When viewed through that lens, fashion isn't just about aesthetics. It's not just about the earrings that I am wearing today. Let's not mention the shoes!"

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Federal Parliament - Relay for Life

October 26, 2020

"Relay for Life events raise vital funds for medical research in the hope of a cancer-free future, and people are drawn to those events for similar reasons. They may have experienced cancer themselves or watched someone they love battle with this terrible disease, which has touched so many lives. But everyone is there to make a difference."

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Federal Parliament - Family Law Amendment (A Step Towards a Safer Family Law System) Bill 2020

October 26, 2020

"Sitting on the current family law inquiry, I am astounded at the fact that, 20 to 30 years on, the substantive issues that I experienced all those years ago with the system persist."

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Federal Parliament - Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2020-2021

October 22, 2020

"Who gets to have a go? We have an incredible opportunity here to ensure that everybody gets to have a go, to ensure that the people who most need it get to have a vision of their lives where there is an opportunity to do good and to contribute."

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Federal Parliament - Child care

October 21, 2020

"On women's workforce participation, the Government have let women down. It's that simple. There is nothing in their Budget to help women participate in the economic reconstruction of our nation."

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Federal Parliament - Education Legislation Amendment (Up-front Payments Tuition Protection) Bill...

October 20, 2020

"If we continue to see university only as a means of getting a job, and if we continue to value university only as a means of getting a job, then we are never going to come to a position in this country where we value knowledge for its own sake."

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