Media Releases

Valuing Early Education This Week

August 10, 2018

5-12 August is Early Learning Matters week and is a great opportunity for the community to reflect on the importance and benefits of early education for all of our youngest minds. As part of Early Learning Matters Week, Terri Butler MP visited Kids at Home Family Day Care in Griffith to talk with providers about their role in educating our youngest children.

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Anniversary of Mr Turnbull's Divisive Postal Survey

August 07, 2018

Today marks one year since the government party room decided to conduct a damaging, expensive, and divisive postal survey on the rights of LGBTIQ Australians. Labor blocked the marriage plebiscite in the Senate because we knew that a public vote on human rights would be wasteful, and more importantly, harmful.

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Butler Congratulates Vision Australia and Graduates of Skilling Queenslanders for Work

August 06, 2018

Butler Congratulates Vision Australia and Graduates of Skilling Queenslanders for Work

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Turnbull Government Must Not Abandon Kindies

August 06, 2018

Reports in the Australian Financial Review today that kindy funding is under threat reveal that the the Turnbull government is completely out-of-touch. Under Malcolm Turnbull and the Liberals, federal funding for kindy was due to run out at the end of this year. Now, they've extended the funding, but only to the end of 2019.

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Turnbull Government Fails to Address Youth Homelessness

August 01, 2018

Today’s release of Mission Australia’s 2017 Youth Survey results is a reminder of the Turnbull Government’s failure to address housing affordability and homelessness for young people.    According to the report, nearly 1 in 6 young people surveyed have experienced a type of homelessness. This includes time with no fixed address, living in a refuge or transitional accommodation, and time spent couch surfing.

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2018 Morningside Festival

July 26, 2018

Terri Butler MP is looking forward to attending the 22nd annual Morningside Festival, and presenting the prizes for the colouring in competition, this Sunday. “Over the last 22 years, the Morningside Festival has become an institution for many Southsiders,” Ms Butler said.

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A STRONG VOICE FOR THE SOUTHSIDE