Speeches

Australian Education Amendment Bill 2014

Oct 20, 2014

I rise today relishing the opportunity to speak from an informed position on education but a little wearily, having to speak on yet another amendment bill. This Australian Education Amendment...


Year 12 Completion

Oct 20, 2014

I rise to commend the work of the schools in my electorate which culminates the 13 years of education in year 12 completion. I acknowledge the work of leaders, teachers,...


Lalor Heroes

Oct 16, 2014

Welcome to country

I acknowledge the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations as the traditional owners of the land on which we meet and respectfully recognise their elders both past...


Multiculturalism

Oct 02, 2014

Australia is a great country, a stable democracy and a welcoming nation. It is a country of multicultural harmony and inclusion. Like Australia, Lalor is a diverse and growing community....


Superannuation October 1

Oct 01, 2014

Ms RYAN: I am really pleased to be speaking on this matter of public importance today because I want to talk about women and the low-income superannuation contribution. I note...