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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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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Royal Commission into Robodebt speech

The royal commission puts it very simply: Robodebt was a crude and cruel mechanism, neither fair nor legal, and it…
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Immigration detention question to the PM

Ms DANIEL (Goldstein): My question is to the Prime Minister. I and others on the crossbench have called for a…
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Public Service Amendment Bill 2023 Second reading speech

Here we go again—sports rorts, car porks, the Community Health and Hospitals Program, robodebt, and now revelations in the Age…
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Electoral Matters Joint Committee Report Speech

I thank the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters for this comprehensive interim report on the conduct of the 2022…
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Nature Repair Market Bill

I welcome the government’s intention in legislating to protect our diminishing and precious biodiversity. But I am concerned that…
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