Speeches

The Energy Efficient Communities Program

October 21, 2019

Community groups are being left in the dark on the details of the government's promised Energy Efficient Communities Program.

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The Middle East

October 16, 2019

I have had the privilege of taking part in the Australian Defence Force Parliamentary Program, visiting Middle East operations, including in Iraq. It was a profound experience.

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Medical and Midwife Indemnity

October 16, 2019

I rise to support the Medical and Midwife Indemnity Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 and the amendment moved by the shadow health minister.

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Telecommunications in Macquarie

October 16, 2019

Mobile phone reception matters a lot in a bushfire. Messages and phone calls go flying back and forth as people make decisions about what to do, when to go and who else they need to make sure has left.

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Warragamba Dam

October 15, 2019

We need to talk about dams. I know that dams have been on the agenda this week, but there's one dam in particular that we need to talk about, and that's Warragamba Dam. The New South Wales government's proposal to raise the Warragamba Dam wall continues to be exposed as reckless and a simplistic response to a very complex and important issue

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Aged Care Facilities

October 15, 2019

I've had the privilege in the last few weeks of visiting some of my local aged-care residences and retirement villages.

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