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APVMA Submission

On 10 March I lodged my submission to the Senate Finance and Public Administration Reference Committee’s inquiry into the operation, effectiveness and consequences of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Location of Corporate Commonwealth Entities) Order 2016.

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Privacy is more than one key

One key for everything doesn't make a lot of security sense, so why do we do it for online passwords? 

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UNSCR 1325: what's changed for women in conflict?

This month, United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security turns 15. But what has changed for women and girls in conflict over the past decade and a half?

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Opinion Piece - A matter of public trust

Getting trust is hard.  Losing it is easy. And the work of maintaining trust in our democracy, and the public institutions it rests on, is constant, quiet and careful. 

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War correspondents are our truth-bringers

On 18 April 1945 the people of Brisbane picked up their Courier Mails and read a dispatch from Osmar White.

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Speech to the Global Renewables Forum

I’d like to start by acknowledging that we are meeting on the land of the Ngunnawal people, and to pay my respects to their elders, past and present.

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Uncivil discourse

Over the past few years, since I was elected member for Canberra, I have become increasingly concerned about the nature of discourse in this country—in particular, the uncivil nature of discourse not only in politics, in parliament, but also in the media and in the wider community. 

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Beautiful, majestic and quiet

Did you know that wind farms are Australia’s cheapest form of large scale renewable energy?

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#IStandWithAdam

In my recent speech on Uncivil Discourse at Politics In The Pub, I quoted Viktor Frankl’s Man’s Search For Meaning:

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Think BIG!

New bike path? Sporting facility upgrade? A Men’s Shed fit out?

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