Speeches

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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We Must Protect Workers When it Comes to Bankruptcy

22 November 2018

I recently spoke in the House of Representatives on the Corporations Amendment (Strengthening Protections for Employee Entitlements) Bill. You can watch and read the speech here.

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Speech to the Traffic Management Association

27 April 2018

It’s great to be here on the Gold Coast so soon after the Commonwealth Games - the largest sporting event to be held in Australia this decade. The Games supported more than 30,000 jobs, and the sporting hopes and dreams of an entire nation. Hundreds of thousands of visitors came, and got to see our beautiful Gold Coast. Three-time Paralympic gold medal winner and four-time World Champion Kurt Fearnley was denied the fairy-tale finish, bu...

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Anzac Day Speech 2018

25 April 2018

I was honoured to deliver the ANZAC Day Address at the Bulimba District RSL Sub Branch ceremony at Bulimba Memorial Park. You can read my speech below.

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