Speeches

Speech in response to the condolence motion for the Hon RJL Hawke AC

03 July 2019

He brought us together as a nation. Our country—our small but prosperous and brave country—became the optimistic, forward-thinking, modern nation that it is now because of the work that Bob did during his prime ministership. He is so sorely missed, because he was a proud Australian who did Australia proud.

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Address to Bulimba Anzac Service

25 April 2019

It was an honour to deliver the address at this years Anzac Service at Bulimba Memorial Park. You can read the speech here.

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Governors-General do important work

20 February 2019

I recently spoke on the Governor-General Amendment (Salary) Bill 2019 in the House of Representatives. You can read the full speech here.

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The Family Court Must be Maintained

26 November 2018

I recently spoke on the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill, and about the need for a specialist court with specialist judges to consider matters of family law. You can read the speech below.

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Vale Dr Bonita Mabo AO

28 November 2018

I spoke on the passing of Dr Bonita Mabo AO in the Federation Chamber. The work of her and Eddie has touched the lives of every Australian.

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