Speeches

Federal Parliament - Australia's Family Law System Joint Select Committee - Report [16 March 2021]

March 16, 2021

"How many more families, how many more individuals are going to be devastated by this system? We need to act. The time for inquiries is over."

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Federal Parliament - Social Services Legislation Amendment (Strengthening Income Support) Bill 2021

March 16, 2021

"I've been the one who waits for her kids to finish eating so that she can have the leftovers, because you just can't afford to feed everyone. Just take a minute to imagine what that's like."

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Federal Parliament - Online Safety Bill 2021

March 16, 2021

"All of us are entitled to feel safe, whether it's in our homes, whether it's in our workplaces, whether it's in our streets and whether it's online."

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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 - 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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