Speeches

Asset Recycling Fund Bill 2014

Jun 18, 2014

I rise tonight to speak on the Asset Recycling Bill 2014 and related bill. Governments everywhere are exploring the possibilities that asset recycling may deliver. In a high-growth electorate such...


Netball Australia Grand Final

Jun 18, 2014

I stand here today proudly wearing my Victorian navy blue and my Vixens' scarf. There is much excitement about a rugby league match happening tonight, but the real state-on-state action...


Family Assistance Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 (Childcare Measures) Bill 2014

Jun 17, 2014

I rise this evening to oppose the Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Measures) Bill 2014 currently before the House. I oppose it like my Labor colleagues because it seeks...


Impact of Budget on Economy

Jun 17, 2014

My electorate of Lalor is one of the highest growth areas in Australia; it is also going to be one of the electorates most affected by this budget of broken...


Budget Cuts and Taxes

Jun 17, 2014

The Prime Minister yesterday in question time said that he had brought down the budget the Australian people elected him to deliver. Well, I am sure the Australian people are...