Speeches

LNP Senator Stoker's comments a matter of great shame

June 16, 2020

Last week, LNP senator from Queensland Amanda Stoker said that the Queensland Premier was 'the knee on the throat of businesses of Queensland, stopping them from breathing'.

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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020

June 15, 2020

Ms BUTLER (Griffith) (12:40):  I rise to support the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020 and to move the second reading amendment circulated in my name:

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COVID-19 - The Liberals can't manage the economy

June 12, 2020

As at 3 June 2020, data shows that the fires and the initial impacts of the global pandemic have accelerated longstanding economic challenges under the Liberals.

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Address to Link-Up Sorry Day Livestream

May 26, 2020

"... to Pat and to everyone at Link-Up, thank you for the work that you do. Thank you for the work that you do every day. We owe you such a massive debt of gratitude for the work that you continue to do in the interests of the entire nation but of course really supporting and helping members of the stolen generations to have reunions."

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Don't cut Queensland Arts Funding

May 13, 2020

When people think of the arts sector they often think of celebrities. But, of course, 92,000 Queenslanders are directly or indirectly employed in the creative workforce.

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Constituency Statement - Cavendish Road Level Crossing

March 03, 2020

I'm here to talk about traffic congestion, because traffic congestion is one of the key issues in my electorate and on the south side of Brisbane generally.

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OUR STRONG VOICE FOR THE SOUTHSIDE