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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Letter to The Hon. Tanya Plibersek regarding the EPBC Act

In response to concerns raised with me that the government may not deliver on the full range of ambitious reforms…
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Offshore Gas Bill intervention

When the government and Opposition gag debate on new fossil fuel projects, as an Independent you’re right to be suspicious,…
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Activity Test Press Conference

We could get a win, win, win for the economy, women and children if we scrap the Activity Test and…
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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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AUKUS – is it more about marketing than delivery?

The big question about AUKUS has always been whether there’s less to this mega project than meets the eye…
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Question Time: Abolish the Activity Test

There are two immediate steps towards universal early childhood education that the government can and should implement. ✂️ Abolish the…
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