Speeches

Condolence Motion - Ben Humphreys

November 25, 2019

I rise on behalf of the people of Griffith to pay tribute to our former Member for Griffith, Benjamin Charles Humphreys AM. I thank the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition for their kind reflections.

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Southside families are spending longer in congestion on local roads

October 24, 2019

Southside families are spending longer in congestion on local roads

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Labor Women's Conference 2019

October 19, 2019

I am pleased to be in Toowoomba today for this conference for two reasons. Firstly, the celebration of the Carnival of Flowers makes Toowoomba an especially beautiful place to be at this time of year. Though, I do want to acknowledge the mixed feelings from locals, who are currently experiencing one of the worst droughts on record. For them, this year’s dusty and dry conditions are unprecedented, and a reminder for us of just how tough it i...

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Labor Enabled Conference 2019

October 05, 2019

I am here today to welcome you to the 2019 Labor Enabled Conference. I hope you enjoy your time at what I am sure will be a jam-packed weekend of robust discussion, and friendship making. These conferences are about learning from each other, building friendships and contributing to policy, all of which are vital functions of the mighty Labour movement.

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Constituency Statement - Stones Corner Post Office and NBN Scammers

September 19, 2019

Our local post office is closing and, instead of making sure that there is continuity of service for all of the people who have PO boxes at the post office and for all the people who use the post office at Stones Corner, all we're going to get is an agency.

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Speech to the Local Government NSW Water Conference, Albury, September 2019

September 04, 2019

One thing we can’t afford as a nation, is to have our senior politicians at war with science. The Murray Darling Basin can’t afford it, just as our other natural assets like the Great Barrier Reef can’t afford it. I know for certain that your communities can’t afford it. Because the less we confront reality in the Basin, the longer it takes to achieve a lasting and sustainable solution.

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