Speeches

In Twenty Years

October 18, 2021

Today, as a part of the Raise Our Voice, Youth Voice in Parliament Week, the future leaders of tomorrow submitted speeches to their local members in hope that their words would be read in Parliament. I’m reading a speech written by 16 year old, Ella Marshall, who lives in my electorate.

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Black Spot Program

October 18, 2021

I want the roads in Moreton to be safer, not more congested with A-double trucks. I want all our roads to be safer. I applaud the Black Spot Program for the intersections and roads in my electorate that have been upgraded but I'll continue to progress action on the remaining dangerous intersections.

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Australian Reading

October 18, 2021

Reading books is such a special treat, but sharing our love of books with each other brings its own special delight.

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RMIT Thought Leadership: Making Native Title Consent Laws Matter

September 28, 2021

As Deputy Chair of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights I, and all members of the committee, have the onerous task of scrutinising legislation through a human rights lens once it is introduced to the Parliament. The committee notes any limitations on human rights and whether they are permissible and proportionate. It is definitely not always a perfect system. Some legislation has already been passed before the committee tables it...

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[email protected]

September 02, 2021

If the Prime Minister was true to his word, this Bill would be ‘creating a new culture of respectful behaviour in Australian workplaces’.

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Australian Flag

August 30, 2021

You can badge yourself with the Australian national flag and you can wrap yourself up in it, but it means nothing unless you are living the ideals that it represents. You can stand in front of the national flag and make announcement after announcement that impacts on all Australians, but the flag won't change the impact of those announcements. It won't make untruths true and it won't make spin reality.

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