Media Releases

The Morrison government must save the Stones Corner Post Office

August 19, 2019

Plans to close the Stones Corner Post Office later this year are a blow to our local community. Since hearing the news from one of our local businesses, I have been lobbying Australia Post to find a solution.

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New info kit for Pensioners and Seniors released today

August 15, 2019

Terri Butler MP has today released her Pensioners and Seniors Kit, updated for 2019. This kit is a plain English resource for older Australians, about government and other services on offer.

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Morrison Government Denial and Reef Decoy Shaping as Key Threat to Future of Reef

August 14, 2019

In an extraordinary interview on her first visit to the Great Barrier Reef, Minister Sussan Ley has downplayed the serious issues confronting the Reef and stood by while her Reef Envoy questioned the science of climate change and coral bleaching.

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Science and Reef Policy Hijacked by LNP Right Wing

August 12, 2019

Reports today that George Christensen is attempting to dictate what type of science should be used to judge the health of the Great Barrier Reef will sound the alarm bells for Australians concerned about its future.

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Minister in a Jam over Jam Land: Morrison Government Cover-Up

July 25, 2019

Under sustained questioning in Question Time this week, Angus Taylor has: 1. Stated that he had “no association” with a company he part owns - Jam Land Pty Ltd; 2. Confirmed that he has failed to declare Jam Land on his Register of Members’ Interests; 3. Confirmed that he requested and attended a meeting organised by Josh Frydenberg’s office with the Department of Environment and Energy concerning a listing of critically endangered grassla...

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Reef and Regional Economies at Risk as Emissions Escalate Under Morrison

July 19, 2019

The Morrison Government’s lack of action on climate change won’t just devastate the Great Barrier Reef. If emissions continue to escalate, there will likely be a loss of properties and infrastructure; loss of cultural and regional identity; and subsequent decline in regional economies, according to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s climate position statement.

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A STRONG VOICE FOR THE SOUTHSIDE