Speeches

The Family Court Must be Maintained

November 26, 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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We Must Protect Workers When it Comes to Bankruptcy

November 22, 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

April 27, 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

April 25, 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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OUR STRONG VOICE FOR THE SOUTHSIDE