Media Releases

Wong and Butler to Discuss Foreign Aid on the Southside

July 24, 2018

Terri Butler MP is pleased to be hosting a foreign aid forum with Senator the Hon Penny Wong, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, tomorrow. “Mr Turnbull and the Liberals have cut over $11 billion from Australia’s international assistance budget,” Terri Butler said.

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Same Job, Same Pay: Time to Tackle Unfair Labour Hire in Griffith

July 23, 2018

Federal Labor Member for Griffith, Terri Butler MP, has welcomed the announcement that a Shorten Labor Government will establish new laws to tackle unfair labour hire practices on the Southside. Ms Butler said that many people on the Southside were currently hurting because of unfair labour hire practices.

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Butler Supports Abortion Law Reform Campaign

July 23, 2018

Terri Butler MP will continue to support the campaign to remove abortion from the Criminal Code in Queensland. "It is well past time that these 19th century laws, criminalising abortion, be removed from the statute books," Terri Butler said.

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UA Guidelines for Responding to Sexual Assault

July 20, 2018

Terri Butler MP welcomes the release of Universities Australia’s guidelines for university responses to sexual assault and harassment as part of the Respect.Now.Always. initiative.   “Labor welcomes the release of these guidelines which will help universities across Australia better respond to sexual harassment and assault,” Ms Butler said.

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Congratulations to World Wellness Group

July 18, 2018

Member for Griffith Terri Butler MP will attend tonight's thank you function for individuals and businesses that have helped World Wellness Group move into a bigger clinic. Since opening in 2012, World Wellness Group has provided essential health services to refugees, and to people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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Butler Urges Passage of Abortion Law Reform bill

July 16, 2018

"It is well past time that these 19th century laws, criminalising abortion, be removed from the statute books," Terri Butler said. "I urge each member of the Queensland parliament to favourably consider the Law Reform Commission's report, and to support the Palaszczuk's proposed legislation," she said.

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A STRONG VOICE FOR THE SOUTHSIDE