Speeches

Speech to the Local Government NSW Water Conference, Albury, September 2019

04 September 2019

One thing we can’t afford as a nation, is to have our senior politicians at war with science. The Murray Darling Basin can’t afford it, just as our other natural assets like the Great Barrier Reef can’t afford it. I know for certain that your communities can’t afford it. Because the less we confront reality in the Basin, the longer it takes to achieve a lasting and sustainable solution.

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Labor Enabled Conference 2019

05 October 2019

I am here today to welcome you to the 2019 Labor Enabled Conference. I hope you enjoy your time at what I am sure will be a jam-packed weekend of robust discussion, and friendship making. These conferences are about learning from each other, building friendships and contributing to policy, all of which are vital functions of the mighty Labour movement.

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Labor Women's Conference 2019

19 October 2019

I am pleased to be in Toowoomba today for this conference for two reasons. Firstly, the celebration of the Carnival of Flowers makes Toowoomba an especially beautiful place to be at this time of year. Though, I do want to acknowledge the mixed feelings from locals, who are currently experiencing one of the worst droughts on record. For them, this year’s dusty and dry conditions are unprecedented, and a reminder for us of just how tough it i...

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Condolence Motion - Ben Humphreys

25 November 2019

I rise on behalf of the people of Griffith to pay tribute to our former Member for Griffith, Benjamin Charles Humphreys AM. I thank the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition for their kind reflections.

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The Red Cross Hall at Greenslopes

27 November 2019

There’s a decrepit, vacant Commonwealth-owned property in my electorate that has fallen into disrepair and disuse.

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