Speeches

Mental Health Services

August 13, 2018

After working closely with my community on the issue of mental health over the last couple of years, and consulting with a broad cross- section of both providers and consumers of mental health services, I know that we need to see more services delivered outside the central hub for our region, which is Penrith, which is not even in my electorate.

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FIGHTING FOR TAFE

June 27, 2018

When this government attacks TAFE, the pain is felt disproportionately in the Hawkesbury. Twenty-seven per cent of people in the Hawkesbury have a TAFE qualification—that's almost double the rate of Greater Sydney.

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CHILD CARE CHANGES

May 16, 2018

The changes to the childcare subsidythat start in July are also causing serious concern, with one in four families worse off.

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Treasury Laws Amendment (National Housing and Homelessness Agreement) Bill 2017 Second Reading Sp...

March 01, 2018

All Australians, no matter where they are, have the right to secure and affordable housing throughout their lives

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Migration Amendment (Prohibiting Items in Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2017

February 07, 2018

I opposed the Government's ridiculous and unfair plan to ban vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers from using phones and giving the Minister wide reach to unilaterally ban items in detention centres.

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