Federation Chamber;PRIVATE MEMBERS' BUSINESS;Mining - 26 Feb 2018

February 26, 2018

I rise proudly to speak on this motion because, yet again, we have seen myths being peddled by the member for Dawson. Let's look at some facts. Fact 1: global coal consumption peaked in 2013. Fact 2: Chinese coal consumption has fallen by nearly four per cent. Fact 3: imports of coal to India have fallen considerably. Fact 4: global seaborne thermal coal volume, which is the main Australian thermal coal market because we ship our coal via the...

Read More

Appropriations Bill: Turnbull handing $65 billion tax cut to big end of town

September 21, 2018

Read More

Fall of Singapore: 76th Anniversary

February 15, 2018

Read More

Corporate tax cuts, road safety and the fundamentally important role of surf lifesaving clubs

February 14, 2018

I rise proudly to make a contribution on Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2017-2018. I want to talk about a number of issues today, but I'll start with a couple of local issues that are very close to the hearts of my constituents in Shortland. These issues are road safety, after what has been a terrible summer, and the fundamentally important role of surf lifesaving clubs in Shortland and in all communities around Australia.

Read More

Kiribati and climate change: we have a moral obligation to do our part

February 13, 2018

Read More

Powering Our Future: inquiry into modernising Australia's energy grid

February 05, 2018

Read More