Speeches

The Economy in 2019

July 04, 2019

Things are pretty dire for savers when interest rates hit a record low of one per cent.

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Remembering Bob Hawke

July 03, 2019

My recollection is that Hawke exuded energy. I saw someone gathering people to him to work through issues, to reform whole industries, like footwear and clothing, in the fairest way. I saw women being given roles. I saw warmth and respect for people from all walks of life. I saw fierce debates of ideas, which I recall as being much more issues driven than personality driven.

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Warragamba Dam Speech

May 09, 2019

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The Morrison Government and Entitlements

February 21, 2019

The sense of entitlement these Liberals have is breathtaking, and there are some common themes running through it.

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Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment

February 20, 2019

We obviously support the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment (Support for Infrastructure Financing) Bill 2019 to expand the remit of Efic in this place. But we look forward to it being sent to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee.

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Hawkesbury Roads

February 19, 2019

Ten years ago, when I first ran as a candidate, I asked people in the Hawkesbury, 'What's the biggest problem you face?' And what did they say? Traffic congestion. Ten years on, nothing has changed.

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