Speeches

JobKeeper

March 25, 2021

I speak today on the Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2020-21 and Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2020-21, bills concerned with the funding of the business of government. When it comes to business, I know that the past 12 months have been very hard for businesses in my electorate of Moreton and also for individuals. The JobKeeper wage subsidy scheme has been the lifeline that kept many businesses afloat, but in just three short days JobKeeper will end. T...

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Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Early Childhood Education and Care Coronavirus Response...

March 18, 2021

Labor has a plan to make child care more affordable for families, so more parents can get back into the workforce.

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Australia's Family Law System Joint Select Committee - Report

March 15, 2021

The Government should actually read this report - not just receive it.

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Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia's Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2020

February 23, 2021

The Liberals want to cut workers' take-home pay the minute they have the chance.

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Higher Education Support Amendment (Freedom of Speech) Bill 2020 - Second Reading

February 23, 2021

There is no freedom-of-speech crisis in Australian universities, but there is a crisis. The Minister for Education should focus on positive reforms that will encourage students into university and assist universities through this pandemic so that job losses can be stemmed.

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Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2019

February 18, 2021

The Family Court is a specialist court designed to resolve the most complex legal family disputes and a great Labor legacy that the Liberals will destroy today.

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