Media Releases

Foodbank funding cuts must be reversed

November 12, 2018

In Queensland, Foodbank is based in my electorate at Morningside. The warehouse there is always busy, servicing church groups and charities, and attracting dedicated volunteers who see the organisation’s value. Scott Morrison and the Liberals must reverse this decision to cut Foodbank’s funding.

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Remembrance Day

November 11, 2018

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Butler to host renewable energy and climate change forum

November 08, 2018

The Abbott-Turnbull-Morrison Government has spent the last five years propping up fossil fuels and ignoring our international obligations to reduce emissions.   Mark and I believe in creating a clean energy future and tackling climate change.   A Labor Government will take real action on climate change and increase investment in renewable energy.

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Statement to the Guardian - ParentsNext

November 06, 2018

Labor supports having a pre-employment program aimed at helping parents stay in touch with the world of work but we have reservations about the design and implementation of the current version of ParentsNext. We are far from persuaded that the government’s targeted compliance framework is suited to a pre-employment program of this type.

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TPG moves proposed Taylor St tower

October 31, 2018

Increasing urban densification means that we need to build more infrastructure, but that infrastructure must be properly thought out and fit for purpose.

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Butler welcomes Queensland arts consultation

October 24, 2018

The Member for Griffith, Terri Butler MP, has welcomed yesterday’s announcement by the Palaszczuk Government that it has opened consultation on Creating Queensland’s Future: 10-year Roadmap for the arts, cultural and creative sector.

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A STRONG VOICE FOR THE SOUTHSIDE