Speeches

NO CHANGE TO 18C AND 18D OF THE RACIAL DISCRIMINATION ACT - March 1, 2017

November 18, 2018

Today I spoke on why the Government should leave 18C and 18D of the Racial Discrimation Act alone. Racism has no place in Australia.

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CENTRELINK DEBT DEBACLE - SHEREE'S STORY - March 20, 2017

November 18, 2018

The Centrelink debt debacle may have slipped out of the news, but it's still a nightmare for many people, such as Sheree, who I spoke about in Parliament today.

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LONG WAIT FOR SPECIALIST APPOINTMENTS - END THE MEDICARE FREEZE - March 20, 2017

November 18, 2018

A 4-year wait to see an ear, nose and threat specialist? It's just not on. This Government must end the Medicare freeze and properly fund our hospitals.

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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT DRIVING STUDENTS INTO POVERTY - March 21, 2017

November 18, 2018

Today I called on the Turnbull Government to stop driving students into poverty and give them the start in life they deserve.

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OMBUDSMAN NEEDED IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION SECTOR - March 22, 2017

November 18, 2018

Today I spoke about the need for an Ombudsman in the Vocational Education and Training sector.

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NDIS PROBLEMS MUST BE SOLVED - GRAHAM ROBERTS ISSUES - March 23, 2017

November 18, 2018

Today I called on the Turnbull Government to sort out #NDIS problems for people like Graham Roberts and his mother Dawn, as reported in the Newcastle Herald today.

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