Joanne Ryan MP
Federal Member for Lalor
Joanne Ryan MP


Foreign Aid & Education

Jun 24, 2015

The number of out-of-school children is on the rise at the same time as financing for education is in decline worldwide, and it is no surprise that the feeling of...

Broken Promises

Jun 23, 2015

I rise today to talk about the last few days in this parliament and in the national press. It is a given that everyone in this place, everyone who sits...

Social Services Youth Employment

Jun 22, 2015

I rise to join the debate on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment and Other Measures) Bill 2015. This bill will see job seekers under 25 with nothing to...


Jun 22, 2015

I rise today to commend the work of Reclink Australia, a fabulous not-for-profit organisation that works tirelessly to ensure that our young people from disadvantage, homeless people and people of...

Social Security Fair & Sustainable Pensions

Jun 18, 2015

I also rise to speak on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Fair and Sustainable Pensions) Bill 2015. I would open my comments with a feeling of shock and awe that...

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