HANSARD - CLOSING THE GAP - February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The ninth annual Closing the Gap report shows Australia is not on track to closing the life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.…

HANSARD - QUESTION TO THE PRIME MINISTER ON ENERGY SECURITY - February 14, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

My question is to the Prime Minister. On Friday, a supply shortage in coal-dependent New South Wales meant power was cut to Tomago, Australia's largest aluminium smelter, in my electorate. Yesterday, the CEO of Tomago said: … the way the energy system is working at the moment, it is dysfunctional. What we saw on Friday was a genuine system-security risk. When will the Prime Minister stop blaming renewable energy and admit that he has an energy crisis on his hands, a crisis which is hurting the largest private employer in my electorate.…