Transcripts

TANYA PLIBERSEK - SPEECH - NATIONAL PRESS CLUB ADDRESS - WEDNESDAY, 7 MARCH 2018

November 18, 2018

In the three years after Tony Abbott formed government – and made himself Minister for Women – Australia slipped 22 places down the global gender equality rankings, to 46th spot. Progress is not inevitable. It’s not consistent. And it’s certainly not happening fast enough.

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

November 18, 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.

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

November 18, 2018

I call upon the Prime Minister to intervene immediately. Remove the Department of Defence from any future investigations. Accept that these are human beings whose lives, hopes and futures have been decimated. Act now to create choices for those who are caught in this diabolical mess.

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SELECT COMMITTEE ON RDD INTERIM REPORT - TRANSCRIPT - FEBRUARY 6, 2018

November 18, 2018

More than a quarter of these submissions, 27 per cent, have been from local councils or groupings of councils, with other contributions from individuals, industry bodies, regional development authorities, community groups and non-government organisations.

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TRANSCRIPT - INNOVATION IN PATERSON - September 11, 2017

November 18, 2018

Innovation isn't just about technology; it's not just about economics or economies. In its purest sense, innovation is about the application of better solutions and meeting new or existing needs. So this evening I'm here to tell you about innovation in my electorate of Paterson in its most human form.

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TRANSCRIPT - CLIMATE CHANGE - September 11, 2017

November 18, 2018

Climate change is real. It's not a religion. It's not something that you believe in or don't believe in. It is science, and our farmers are hit harder than anyone else, due to a prevalence of extreme weather events.

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