January 17, 2023

Parliamentary Delegation to the United States

The delegation will explore US-Australia relations and deepen Australian parliamentarians’ understanding of US foreign and defence policy.

January 5, 2023

Haines supports the amended Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill

Dr Haines voted in support of the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Bill after it returned to the House of Representatives following Senate amendments.

December 15, 2022

Speech: Energy Price Relief Plan Bill

This bill is a temporary measure in a time of crisis. We must maximise the opportunity for investment that creates new skills and new jobs, especially in regional Australia, where most of our future energy generation will occur.

December 5, 2022

Haines encourages submissions to rural roads inquiry

The condition of regional and rural roads following severe weather events will be the subject of an inquiry by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Regional Development, Infrastructure and Transport.

December 1, 2022

National Anti-Corruption Commission is legislated

The National Anti-Corruption Commission has been legislated by the Federal Parliament, and will be established in the new year.

December 1, 2022

Speech: The National Anti Corruption Commission passes Parliament

I rise in support of these amendments and, indeed, in support of the National Anti-Corruption Commission Bill 2022.

December 1, 2022

Censure motion on the Member for Cook

I support the motion. It gives me no joy to do so.

December 1, 2022

Plan for rural doctors and nurse practitioners is a good first step

It’s well known that across Australia we have a shortage of health professionals, but rural areas are disproportionately suffering from this shortage, and we know this has been a longstanding challenge.

December 1, 2022

Arts and culture need investment and support

Arts, culture and entertainment tell our stories back to us.

December 1, 2022

The NBN is failing regional and rural Australians

Australians should be able to connect to the internet no matter where they are.


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