October 20, 2020

We need action on climate change for the sake of our health

The member for Warringah’s climate change bill is an important and practical bill that we can all get behind.

October 20, 2020

A question on integrity for the Attorney-General

In Question Time, I asked the Attorney-General, Christian Porter, why legislating a robust federal integrity commission wasn’t a priority for the govenrment.

October 8, 2020

Missed Budget opportunities remain

The Budget tries to take us back to where we were before the pandemic, instead of making transformational investments to build up our regions

September 3, 2020

Regional tourism recovery question for the Treasurer

In Question Time today I asked the Treasurer what plan the government has for the recovery of tourism in regional Australia.

September 3, 2020

Indi communities rise to challenges

In a 90-sec parliamentary speech, I shared with the House the resourcefulness, benevolence and resilience of Indi communities and individuals.

September 2, 2020

Mobile phones the last lifeline for detainees

For too long in this country we have been sold the idea that to be kind we must be cruel, and to avoid people drowning at sea, we must detain those who do not. The Migration Amendment (Prohibiting Items in Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2020 is founded on a false assumption.

September 2, 2020

Country must heed bushfire plan's climate warning

The Australian Bushfire and Climate Plan makes 165 recommendations that together would transform the way we prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from bushfires, but we must first address the root cause of worsening bushfires

September 1, 2020

Senate committee should review higher education bill

I am supporting the Higher Education Support Amendment (Job-Ready Graduates and Supporting Regional and Remote Students) Bill 2020 because it has the qualified support of Indi’s regional universities, but it’s clear and glaring deficiencies cannot be ignored

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