Refugee Amendment Speech

Not a good day/week for the government to respect the integrity of the process. More rushed changes today, this time…
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Fair and Independent Elections

Just as it’s illegal for companies to lie to consumers so it should be illegal for politicians to lie to…
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Point of Order: disinformation

Don’t be fooled by the politically motivated disinformation that new fuel efficiency standards will “end the weekend”. Also, don’t use…
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Question to the Prime Minister: Banning gambling ads.

Yet again I asked the Prime Minister if the government will ban gambling ads. Yet again he didn’t answer the…
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Teal MPs slam ‘perversion of democracy’ on immigration laws

This story by David Crowe first appeared in The Sydney Morning Herald on 6th December 2023. Independent MPs are furious…
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Citizenship Repudiation Bill Speech

The Citizenship Repudiation Bill just passed by Parliament includes terms of serious legal concern. I consulted legal experts and attempted…
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Ban Gambling Ads press conference

Three quarters of Australians want gambling ads banned. Big Gambling which gets privileged access to government thinks they’ve got the…
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Closing Loopholes Bill 2023

This week I rose to speak to the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023. I made it clear…
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Freedom of Speech Motion Speech

Fake news is, of course, not new. People have been manipulated by false information throughout history. But the digital world…
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Parliamentary Workplace Support Service Bill 2023 speech

In November 2021 the Australian Human Rights Commission released the Set the standard report, a powerful body of work led…
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