Sandy Eco Expo and Climate Speech: Federation Chamber

This budget week the government has turned its attention to what it would like to do to make up for…
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Motion passed unanimously: more resources for family and domestic violence prevention and response

Following a suspension of standing orders, the House of Representatives has unanimously passed a motion by Zali Steggall on the…
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Budget 2024 Overview

BUDGET 2024 OVERVIEW Budgets are about the choices the government makes, not just government revenue (taxes) and expenditure (services and…
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Question to the Treasurer: Women’s safety

Women’s safety advocates have expressed disappointment and despair at the government’s decision not to allocate new funding to frontline services…
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Budget 2024: Passable at best

This is a budget of stunted aspiration. It is as if the government has talked itself out of ambition, for…
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Whistleblower David McBride prison sentence

After years of persecution by prosecution, David McBride now faces years in jail. He is being locked up as a…
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Media Statement: Urgent action to address antisemitism at Australian universities.

The increasing prevalence of antisemitism at Australian universities is extremely concerning. Student surveys and anecdotal evidence both indicate that antisemitism…
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Statement on UN General Assembly vote on Palestine

The resolution is very narrowly framed and neither confers recognition of Palestine as a state by the UN nor gives…
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Schools sweat on election funding promises as Victorian debt rises

This article was published in the Australian Financial Review by Gus McCubbing on the 8th May 2024. Hampton Primary, in…
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Statement on university encampments

Free speech and hate speech are not the same thing. Hate speech must not be tolerated. Students have every right…
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