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.

Read More

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...

Read More

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.

Read More

Queenslanders deserve our fair share of Federal Arts funding

06 December 2018

I recently spoke in the Parliament about the need for Federal Arts funding for Queensland. You can read my speech here.

Read More

Senior Australians

24 July 2019

It is time for the government to take a serious approach to incomes in this country. Whether it's for aged pensioners, people earning wages or people on Newstart, incomes are really important to the economic future of this country, and the government must take action. If it doesn't then the entire economy and all Australians will suffer.

Read More