Federal Budget 2018

May 09, 2018

Well, I think the priorities are wrong. This budget confirms the $80 billion of tax cuts for large corporations and on top of that it announces tax cuts worth $7,000 a year for people earning over $200,000 a year, yet the average worker in my electorate of Shortland will only get $8 a week. So $8 a week for my workers versus $7,000 for someone on $200,000 and $80 billion corporate tax cuts; so for me that's symbolic of the whole missed opportu...

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Immigration and Energy

April 14, 2018

Well, let's have a proper debate about it, rather than just changing, tweaking a word when Peter Dutton became a minister from "target" to "ceiling around 190,000". I'm convinced that the majority of Australians understand that immigration, overwhelmingly is a good thing for this country, if we do the planning right, if we get the infrastructure investment right, if we get the policies to encourage people to settle in places such as regional N...

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