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Speeches

FAREWELL MS SUE FITZGERALD

September 12, 2017

Ms Sue Fitzgerald, the director of Alfred Nuttall Memorial Kindergarten in my electorate, is planning to hang up her hat at the end of this year.

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LUCKY WE HAVE TURNBULL TO PROTECT US FROM NEW ZEALAND

August 17, 2017

I'm very pleased to speak to this matter of public importance—indeed, I might say, this matter of grave importance—because these are dark and dangerous times.

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DAREBIN COUNCIL'S SECRET DEAL WITH DEVELOPERS - PRESTON MARKET

August 16, 2017

Over a year ago, at a public meeting in Preston attended by several hundred locals, including Robin Scott, the MP for Preston, and me, a community group was formed, named Save Our Preston Market.

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TURNBULL'S NBN FAIL HURTING LOCAL RESIDENTS

August 16, 2017

The Minister for Communications, the current Prime Minister, promised all Australians that they would have access to download speeds of between 25 and 100 megabits per second by the end of 2016. An opposition member: When? FEENEY: The end of 2016. An opposition member: Wow! An opposition member: How's that going

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A FAIR GO FOR RETIREES

August 14, 2017

In June, Australia was shocked by revelations on the Four Corners program concerning the mistreatment of residents in retirement villages. The retirement village that particularly featured in that program, Veronica Gardens, is located in my electorate of Batman.

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LIVE ANIMAL EXPORTS

August 10, 2017

This June Australia once again faced reports of horrendous animal cruelty taking place at the Al Rai livestock market in Kuwait during the Festival of Sacrifice. This is not acceptable.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST