Speeches

International Day of People with Disability

December 02, 2019

We're here to mark International Day of People with Disability, a day which says to the approximately four million Australians with a disability that we respect you and as a society we believe that you should have choice and control in your life.

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Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety Interim Report

December 02, 2019

When your own royal commission describes as 'neglect' the Morrison government's failure to provide more home care packages to support elderly Australians staying in their own home, you know you're facing a crisis.

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Captel

November 27, 2019

Betty Levy, 103 years old, lives in Springwood—in Buckland—and she absolutely loves hearing from her sons and grandsons over the phone. She can do that because she uses CapTel. But that CapTel service is about to end.

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Australian Bushfires

November 27, 2019

If people think that the fires we're seeing are business as usual, they're clearly not looking at a map of New South Wales. It's been a month since the Gospers Mountain bushfire began.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR FIRIES AND COMMUNITY BUT WHY ARE WE MISSING OUT ON GOVERNMENT SUPPORT?

November 25, 2019

Over the past few weeks, there has been tremendous work happening throughout the Hawkesbury, to protect people and properties from the Gospers Mountain blaze.

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Farm Household Support Amendment (Relief Measures) Bill (No. 1) 2019 Second Reading Speech

October 23, 2019

I rise to speak on the Farm Household Support Amendment (Relief Measures) Bill (No. 1) 2019. The drought may feel a long way away for city dwellers, but for many people in my electorate of Macquarie, on the fringe of Sydney, it's very close to home.

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