September 4, 2023

Real Time Disclosure of Political Donations Bill 2023

The transparency of election campaign financing is key to its vitality and integrity. The loss of political integrity across Australia concerns Australians—just read the letters to the editor—and the data shows it too, with diminishing trust over a period of time.

August 10, 2023

Higher Education Support Amendment (Response to the Australian Universities Accord Interim Report) Bill 2023 – Second Reading

Education is life changing. It opens doors for people, no matter their background, if they get the chance to engage in it.

August 9, 2023

Question Without Notice: Whistleblower Protections

Why has the government failed to intervene in Mr Boyle’s case? And when will you fix whistleblower protection laws, including by introducing a whistleblower protection commissioner?

August 7, 2023

Housing in Rural and Regional Australia

The combination of increased regional migration, rising rental prices, a decline in affordable housing supply and a rise in living costs is having devastating effects.

August 3, 2023

Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Amendment (Using New Technologies to Fight Climate Change) Bill 2023 – Second Reading

When I was elected as the member for Indi, I was given a clear mandate by the community to take meaningful action on climate change. I take this mandate very seriously. It is my responsibility, as a legislator and as an Independent member of parliament, to scrutinise each piece of legislation that comes before me on its individual merits.

August 2, 2023

Rural Health Workforce Shortages

At one point or another, we have all been a patient in the healthcare system. It’s a universal experience. But the quality of this experience can be greatly shaped by the interactions we have with a nurse, GP, physio or psychologist.

August 1, 2023

Voice to Parliament

I believe the Voice to Parliament will have a practical impact on the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. I believe that because I’ve seen the results when people are consulted and listened to when it comes to developing and implementing policies that affect their lives.

August 1, 2023

Private Member’s Motion – Aged Care

The Royal Commission’s recommendations, delivered almost two and half years ago, are still so important today.

July 31, 2023

Sustainable Food and Farming in Indi

Indi is one of the food bowls of our nation and today I want to acknowledge two of the community initiatives in Indi that promote sustainable healthy food.

June 23, 2023

Matter of Public Importance – Energy

The calls for households to move away from fossil fuels and towards electrification are just becoming louder.


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