Speeches

Health Care

Sep 23, 2014

Along with the honourable member for Newcastle, I too rise to speak about health. The government's policies on health, as communicated so clearly through the priorities in the May budget,...


Lalor Electorate: Schools

Sep 22, 2014

On Wednesday, 10 September, I attended Carranballac College in Point Cook in my electorate to help launch the Kids Teaching Kids program.

The week...


Local awards

Sep 03, 2014

Recently I attended a celebration evening with the City of Wyndham in my electorate to recognise the wonderful work of many volunteers in our community and to award the Citizen...


Superannuation

Sep 03, 2014

Yesterday the member for Fairfax presented the government with a birthday cake and our Prime Minister blew out the candles. Together, they ensured that nine mining companies would pay less...


Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014

Sep 02, 2014

I rise to outline my strong opposition to the government's Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014. I declare straight out that I had a free university education. I...