Speeches

Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2021
18 March 2021
The Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2021 is a complex bill.
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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act
17 March 2021
A year and a half ago I spoke about the statutory review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act.
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Treasury Laws Amendment (News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code) Bill 2021
22 February 2021
Thirty-two years ago, on a cold June day, scientists in Melbourne succeeded in realising a project that had been in the making since the mid 1970s.
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Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2020 Measures No. 2) Bill 2020
18 February 2021
This bill makes a number of practical and sensible amendments to the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.
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IVF Game Changer
17 February 2021
I rise today to speak of a game-changing new website for Australians planning a family, and that website is yourivfsuccess.com.au.
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Statement - Apology to Australia's Indigenous Peoples: 13th Anniversary
15 February 2021
The national apology in 2008 was very much overdue. It was delivered years after every other state and territory issued their apologies.
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Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Serious Incident Response Scheme and Other Measures) Bill 2020
4 February 2021
I rise to speak in support of the Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Serious Incident Response Scheme and Other Measures) Bill 2020.
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Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Improved Home Care Payment Administration No. 2) Bill 2020
2 February 2021
I'm happy to support the Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Improved Home Care Payment Administration No. 2) Bill 2020, like the No. 1 bill before it.
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