Media Releases

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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Butler to Attend Grandparents' Day at St Joachim's

July 26, 2018

Terri Butler MP looks forward to attending Grandparents’ Day at St Joachim’s Primary School in Holland Park tomorrow. “St Joachim’s is such a wonderful local school, and I’m very excited to be joining them for their Grandparents’ Day celebrations,” she said.

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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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A STRONG VOICE FOR THE SOUTHSIDE