December 2, 2021

Treasurer: show up for the border

If you can’t show up for border businesses in their darkest hours, how can we trust you to show up in recovery?

December 2, 2021

Investment Funds Legislation Amendment Bill 2021

I must register my concern at the way the government has politicised and continues to politicise bushfire recovery spending.

December 2, 2021

Electoral Legislation Amendment (Annual Disclosure Equality) Bill 2021

I challenge the government on whether it truly introduced this bill in good faith.

November 30, 2021

Haines welcomes Jenkins report, calls on Government to implement all recommendations urgently

Dr Haines said the report’s focus on culture and leadership, as well as structural and systemic changes, was important to create long-lasting change.

November 29, 2021

Voter identification laws are a solution in search of a problem

These measures are unnecessary, poorly timed and will create barriers that disincentivise people from participating in elections.

November 25, 2021

The majority of MPs want Haines’ Australian Federal Integrity Commission to be debated

The majority of MPs in the House of Representatives voted in favour of debating a federal integrity commission, but the motion was only lost on a technicality in the standing orders

November 25, 2021

Call to suspend standing orders to debate Australian Federal Integrity Commission

Each day that we delay is another day of deterioration of trust in this place, and among the Australian people.

November 24, 2021

Fuel security in Australia

As we move into a more uncertain world, where petrol prices are skyrocketing, we need to make the smart decisions to guarantee sovereign energy security and protect Australians from paying through the nose.

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