Community statement – Donna Urquhart

Donna Urquhart broke the world record earlier this year for the longest polar ultra-marathon. Donna is paving the way for…
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‘We all got a big shock’: 100-year-old Australian war veteran’s family furious at $11,000 pension debt letter

This story by Jonathan Barrett first appeared in The Guardian on 17th December 2023 Jim Kendall still likes to play…
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Saturday Mag on Joy FM: Interview with Renee Carr

On the Saturday Magazine podcast by Joy FM, my colleague Josh Burns and I talked to Renee Carr, Executive Director…
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Saturday Mag on Joy FM: Interview with Kate Fitz-Gibbon

On the Saturday Mag podcast by Joy FM on the 25th November, the first day of the 16 Days of…
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MPI: Social Cohesion, Speeches from the House

Last week I introduced a Matter of Public Importance to the House on social cohesion. It followed the Opposition Leader’s…
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MPI: Social Cohesion Speech

Today, the community independents led the way, showing parliament at its best. I proposed a Matter of Public Importance, appealing…
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Migration Speech Second Reading

I am supporting the government’s emergency legislation, albeit with grave reservations about some of the human rights implications. We would…
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Stronger Communities Programme Speech

Today I spoke in Parliament about the Stronger Communities Programme, and the fact this Government is yet to announce an…
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STATEMENT ON YESTERDAY’S PROTESTS IN CAULFIELD SOUTH

Today, I met the Victorian Premier and Deputy Premier, fellow local MPs, senior Victoria Police, local Jewish leaders, and representatives…
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Community Update – Caufield fire

Police are investigating a fire in Caulfield overnight in which a local restaurant, Burgertory, has been seriously damaged. I have…
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