Speeches

Student Representative Council Forum

Aug 27, 2014

Today I rise to talk about the second SRC forum held in my electorate in the recess. The forum was attended by over 130 primary and secondary school students representing...


Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014

Aug 26, 2014

I rise to oppose the Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014, just like I oppose the Treasurer's so-called fair budget, with its so-called fair changes to pensions, fair cuts to education,...


Lalor community survey and the cruel Budget

Aug 26, 2014

I am glad to be back in the chamber today to take the fight back up to this government and its unfair budget.

Despite a five-week...


Jags Premier League 2014 Grand Final Night

Jul 19, 2014

I would like to pay my respects to the traditional owners, the Woiwurung and Wathaurung people and their elders past and present.

I’d like to welcome you all to what is...


Statement on Abbott's budget

Jul 17, 2014

I rise to speak about the budget the whole country is still talking about some months after it was delivered. The Treasurer was talking about it yesterday as well. He...