SPEECH - HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT LOAN SCHEME - TRANSCRIPT - MARCH 26, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Universities Australia and the National Union of Students found that in 2012 two-thirds of Australian students lived below the Henderson poverty line and one in five students regularly skipped meals. How can the Turnbull government, with any conscience, now lower the student loan repayment threshold?…

REPLY TO REPORT, POWERING OUR FUTURE - TRANSCRIPT - 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.…