Speeches

Social Media Platforms

February 15, 2021

I really want to speak about the challenges faced by small-business women as they conduct their business online, especially on social media. Prior to COVID, many actively avoided social media for business purposes, but no-one could help but get online during COVID.

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National Broadband Network

February 04, 2021

Another week and another storm, and that means Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury people with fibre-to-the-curb NBN had the heart-stopping experience of once more wondering whether their NBN box will get fried.

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New South Wales : Bushfires Speech

February 04, 2021

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Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2020 Measures No. 2) Bill 2020 Second Reading

February 03, 2021

Australians can be very proud of how they have responded to the pandemic. Their discipline and their willingness to comply have made it possible for us to be guided by science, knowing that people will, by and large, be willing to take the steps that are needed.

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Blue Mountains : Tourism

February 02, 2021

A year ago, I gathered 300 Blue Mountains tourism businesses together to hear what they needed to help recover from devastating bushfires.

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Aged Care Legislation Amendment Bill Second Reading Speech

December 09, 2020

It's disappointing that the debate we're having here about home care and in-home care is not about substantive reform; it's about tweaks of administrative things around the edges. Now, we won't be voting against that; we can see the merit in the measures that are being put forward. They are sensible when you consider that there was something like a billion dollars of unspent home-care funds sitting in different providers' accounts as of 30 Jun...

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