Speeches

APPROPRIATION BILLS NO 3 AND NO 4 - VIDEO - FEBRUARY 14, 2018

November 18, 2018

The $1.5 billion in proposed appropriation that these two Bills address is, for the Turnbull Government, the equivalent of some small change down the back of the lounge. But in Real Australia, where my constituents and I live, it's a mindboggling sum.

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APPROPRIATION BILLS NO 3 AND NO 4 - TRANSCRIPT - FEBRUARY 14, 2018

November 18, 2018

The $1.5 billion in proposed appropriation that these two Bills address is, for the Turnbull Government, the equivalent of some small change down the back of the lounge. But in Real Australia, where my constituents and I live, it's a mindboggling sum.

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MANY REASONS TO CELEBRATE - VIDEO - FEBRUARY 12, 2018

November 18, 2018

I was proud to sing the praises of Cessnock Performing Arts Centre, Maitland Riverlights Multicultural Festival and Maitland Showgirl Movement today in Parliament.

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GOVERNMENT'S PFAS CONTAMINATION SENATE REPLY HUGELY INADEQUATE - VIDEO - FEBRUARY 6, 2018

November 18, 2018

Please, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Remove the Department of Defence from any role in management of the #PFAS contamination crisis. Accept that innocent lives,hopes and futures have been decimated. Act immediately to put things right and give people a way out of this diabolical mess.

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SELECT COMMITTEE ON RDD INTERIM REPORT - FEBRUARY 6, 2018

November 18, 2018

Interim Report from Select Committee on Regional Development and Decentralisation; Meryl Swanson, Nominal Chair.

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MARRIAGE AMENDMENT BILL 2017 - December 5, 2017

November 18, 2018

This vote, this bill, has never been about political correctness or removing the rights of parents to control what their children learn at school. This bill has been about marriage equality. The people have spoken: love has won. Let's get this done. Thank you.

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