Speeches

Headspace: Questions Without Notice

February 11, 2020

My question is to the Prime Minister. Young Australians in my electorate have faced the stress and trauma of bushfires for weeks and weeks and weeks, yet the government's only promised one headspace satellite service for my entire electorate, and it still hasn't opened. Will the government listen to the calls from my community to upgrade the Katoomba headspace to a full centre and get it up and running immediately?

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Transcript - Bushfire Recovery

February 06, 2020

I came to Parliament representing the fire affected communities of the Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury this week. Hoping that we would see some progress on recovery and hoping that we would see this government take responsibility for its slow response. All we saw yesterday was a Prime Minister who continues to ignore what’s really happening on the ground. He refuses to accept responsibility for not having stepped up fast enough to support our co...

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Post Bushfire Cleanup - Question Without Notice

February 06, 2020

Why is the Prime Minister forcing my community, which has been burning for months, to wait until the middle of this year before their blocks are cleared of bushfire debris?

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Morrison Government - Matters of Public Importance

February 05, 2020

If ever there was a time for someone to step up and lead this nation it was the spring and summer of 2019-20. In fact, that is exactly what happened. But it wasn't the Prime Minister who led.

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Transcript: Capital Hill on ABC News 24

February 05, 2020

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Bushfires

February 04, 2020

Relentless: that's how this summer has been for people living in the Hawkesbury and the Blue Mountains, as it has been for many people around the east coast and in South Australia. Our fires began in late October, and our first evacuation happened in early November in Woodford. Our first declared catastrophic day was 12 November, and it hasn't really stopped since then. As I drove to Canberra on Sunday, the fire was again at a watch-and-act...

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