Speeches

Online Dating
7 December 2020
Online dating apps have changed how an entire generation meets and how they connect with each other.
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Australia's Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) Bill 2020
1 December 2020
On the face of it this bill, the Australia's Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) Bill 2020, attempts to do something sensible.
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Suicide
1 December 2020
COVID-19 has claimed the lives of over 900 Australians this year.
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Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Financial Transparency) Bill 2020
30 November 2020
The title of the interim report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety said it all: Neglect.
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National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Strengthening Banning Orders) Bill 2020
12 November 2020
I rise in support of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Strengthening Banning Orders) Bill 2020.
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Consumer Safety - Button Battery
11 November 2020
Earlier this year, three-year-old Brittney Conway swallowed a button battery. After weeks in the Queensland Children's Hospital and despite the best efforts of her doctors,...
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Economic Recovery Package (JobMaker Hiring Credit) Amendment Bill 2020
11 November 2020
I have spent some time listening to speeches in this place and the other place on this bill, the Economic Recovery Package (JobMaker Hiring Credit)...
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Pet Food Industry
10 November 2020
Tonight I'd like to talk about an issue most of us care about but few of us spend time thinking about, and that's the quality...
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