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Failure on climate change undermines Pacific step-up

June 19, 2019

ABC News 24 The World June 19, 2019

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Cuts to community sector groups

February 18, 2019

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FEBRUARY 18, 2019 CUTS TO COMMUNITY SECTOR GROUPS Swansea Community Cottage and Charlestown Carers Group are two valuable local organisations that are affected by this Government's cruel and heartless approach to the community sector.

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Aged Care Royal Commission

January 19, 2019

The Government has finally kicked off an aged care Royal Commission. Whilst I welcome this wholeheartedly, I am sceptical of the motive considering it has come just before an election and considering the current Prime Minister cut $1.2 billion from aged care funding when he was treasurer. There are 127,000 people waiting for aged care packages that they are entitled to however the funding is not there. I have one of the oldest electorates...

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Fiji PM uges Morrison to do more to transition to renewables

January 19, 2019

The Government's 2030 emissions reduction target is inadequate - a 28% cut on 2005 levels. The Government's own figures which they released just before Christmas says they are not even going to meet it. The Government's own figures say they will only cut emissions by 7% versus 28%. And carbon pollution under this Government has increased every year since 2014. They have gone up 5%. What Craig and the Liberal Party are about is denying climate...

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Australia Day date and dress code

January 19, 2019

Our policy is we shouldn't look at changing Australia Day but what we have got from this Government is a tired old cultural war to distract from their disunity. In regards to the call for a dresscode, my constituents, quite frankly, don't care about the dress code of citizenship ceremonies on Australia Day. They care about more jobs, they care about better hospitals, they care about better schools. This is a massive effort of distraction from...

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Speech at Labor National Conference on trade agreements

January 15, 2019

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