Speeches

Australian National Preventive Health Agency (Abolition) Bill 2014

Jun 03, 2014

I rise like many of my colleagues to oppose the Australian National Preventive Health Agency (Abolition) Bill 201. Abolishing the Australian National Preventive Health Agency is a retrograde step but,...


Health Care - Matters of Public Importance

Jun 03, 2014

As Australians, we have enjoyed the envy of others around the world in relation to our healthcare system. Labor has had the courage to tackle the threats to our nation's...


Racial Discrimination Act 1975 Statement

May 28, 2014

I rise today to laud the work of our community leaders in defending the Racial Discrimination Act and to join them again to call on this government to step back...


Budget and low-SES

May 28, 2014

One of the things I love about being home in Lalor is running into former students, at the supermarket, at the football, or at netball coaching my team. Last weekend...


Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal

May 26, 2014

I rise today to support the motion moved by the member for Perth and join her in calling on the government to retain the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal so that...