RESPONSE TO PFAS EXPERT PANEL ADVICE - SPEECH - May 10, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018

I spoke in Parliament today to place on the record the fact I am angry. I am angry at the timing of the release of the #PFAS Expert Health Panel's advice. I am angry at the way it was released. And I am gravely concerned by the contents of the report itself. My constituents and I demand an exhaustive study of any relationship between immune dysfunction and cancer, and we insist that the Department of Defence be stripped of its carriage of matters where it must be held to account.…

VIDEO - SPEECH - PRIMARY INDUSTRIES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT BILL - MARCH 27, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

I spoke in the House of Representatives in support of a proposed Primary Industries Bill. During this speech I took the opportunity to highlight the Turnbull Government's bewildering approach to green prawn imports and its potential to affect prawners such as Sue and Rob Hamilton, who work our local waterways.…

REPLY TO REPORT, POWERING OUR FUTURE - VIDEO - FEBRUARY 14, 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Energy is the oxygen of our economy. With this report we should celebrate the fact that members of this standing committee from different areas in this political arena came together to create a document that charts a path forward. That's right, a consensus was achieved across four parties, and that is no mean feat in an area that has seen so much division—and derision, I might add.……