Speeches

Queensland: Floods

March 31, 2022

They moved to Rocklea because it was affordable. I've stood inside Luke's gutted house. Now only frames are holding up the insides. The beautiful hardwood floors are all bent. You can't spend your life moving in and out of your home whenever it rains, but that's what people in Rocklea do.

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Statements on SEQ and Northern NSW Floods

March 30, 2022

Twelve suburbs in my electorate of Moreton were inundated in late February. Homes and businesses have been destroyed; families have lost precious possessions collected over a lifetime; and the trauma will linger for ages – coming back every time it rains hard.

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653 days ago

March 29, 2022

This small change could save lives.

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A missed opportunity

February 17, 2022

The parliament had a chance to extend protection from vilification to people of faith, particularly minority religions, like my Muslim and Sikh communities, who have been telling me for years they need this protection. Parliament could have stepped up last week. Instead, the Prime Minister stepped down to the gutter.

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Religious Discrimination (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2021

February 10, 2022

The electorate that I represent has a mosque in Kuraby that has been vandalised, terrorised and burnt.

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Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 - Second Reading

February 08, 2022

Good legislation does not divide the community.

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A BETTER FUTURE