Speeches

Morrison Government

July 25, 2019

Most people recognise that our job here is to govern. In fact, especially when you're in government, that's really job description 101. It seems that those opposite haven't clocked that the election is over, they won and now it's time to get on with the job.

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Queen's Scout Award

July 25, 2019

I had the privilege of attending 1st Oakville Scout Group recently to recognise two Queen's Scout awardees.

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Migration Amendment (Repairing Medical Transfers) Bill 2019 Second Reading Speech

July 24, 2019

I rise to speak against any repeal of the Migration Amendment (Repairing Medical Transfers) Bill 2019, known as the medevac legislation.

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NBN in Macquarie

July 24, 2019

If you're waiting for NBN in parts of the Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury, you'd be forgiven for thinking that time has stood still or at least gone to slow motion as we watch the glacial pace at which NBN is rolling out

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Western Sydney Airport in 2019

July 23, 2019

I've started the 46th Parliament in much the same way as I started the 45th Parliament: that is, by asking the relevant minister to appoint me to the Forum on Western Sydney Airport.

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National Disability Insurance Scheme

July 22, 2019

To listen to the government speak about the National Disability Insurance Scheme, you'd think the system was perfect and just needed minor tweaks. Well, if that were the case, I wouldn't get emails from mums of kids with autism, or any number of complex disabilities, at the end of their tether, trying to get basic supports.

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