Opinion piece – This budget boost for working women will supercharge the economy

Now, here’s a budget challenge to address productivity and prosperity. Women are still getting into the boardroom, onto the sporting field, into…
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Two steps we can take now to create a universal system of childcare

Right now, there are two steps towards a universal system of childcare that the government can and should implement. The…
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Response to the member for Wentworth’s IR bill amendments

The government’s controversial ‘Closing Loopholes’ industrial relations legislation has passed the House after a lengthy debate involving dozens of cross…
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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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United States Studies Centre Women in the Alliance Speech

I acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, traditional custodians of  the land on which we meet this evening,…
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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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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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Star of the Sea College Petition: Asylum Seekers

Recently I received a visit from the Living Justice captains from Star of the Sea College in my electorate of…
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Vida Goldstein Statue

A bronze statue of women’s rights advocate Zelda D’Aprano was recently revealed in Melbourne, a significant event considering less…
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Strengthening the Safety Net Bill

I am committed to women’s economic equality. Women still face challenges in achieving true equality, including lower incomes and…
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