Speeches

NBN Rollout

Dec 03, 2014

I lament the news I have received that there will be no new suburbs in the electorate of Lalor to receive the NBN in the new roll-out maps released by...


Monster Climate Petition

Dec 03, 2014

I rise to inform the House that this morning I joined many of my colleagues in the forecourt to have a look at—and touch and feel—the Monster Climate Petition. This...


Education Funding PMB

Nov 24, 2014

I move this motion because we on this side will not cede to those opposite and their winding back the notion of commitment to education, winding back hard work, developed...


Higher Education

Nov 24, 2014

  In Wyndham, the last census tells us that only 35 per cent of adults had a post school qualification and, of that, there were just over 27,000 people with...


Private Health Insurance Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014

Oct 27, 2014

This bill amends the Private Health Insurance Act 2007 to pause the income thresholds that determine the tiers for the Medicare levy surcharge and the rebate on private health insurance...