Standing up for Canberra

Member for Canberra

Shadow Assistant

Minister for Cyber

Security and Defence

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Lucas Khawam: The Modern Face of the ADF

Sep 20, 2018

Each year, like so many of my colleagues, I take great pleasure in hosting a member of the Australian Defence Force as part of the parliamentary exchange program. Each year I am always amazed at...

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Defence Mysteriously Silent on Security Vetting Concerns

Sep 19, 2018

It has been more than a month since a Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit public hearing heard revelations from Department of Defence officials that 85 percent of critical security clea...

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We Need to Close the Gender Pay Gap

Sep 17, 2018

On average one woman a week is killed by a partner or former partner. And, at the current rate of progression, we won't achieve gender equality in parliament until 2046. The gender pay gap has b...

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My Questions about the Drone Delivery Trial

Sep 17, 2018

Last week I met with Project Wing to discuss the drone trial currently rolling out in Bonython, in my electorate, and I had a long list of questions. Many residents of Bonython were completely u...

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Follow up: Drone Trial in Bonython

Sep 12, 2018

I understand the need for drones in crisis situations.

I understand the need for drones in emergency situations.

But like many Canberrans, I fail to understand the need for drones ...

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Fair Fares for Canberra!

Sep 12, 2018

The distance between Canberra is Sydney is 286 kilometres.

The distance between Canberra and Melbourne is almost three times that at 662 kilometres.

So it’s understandable to ask w...

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Another NBN Tale of Woe in Canberra

Sep 11, 2018

Another day, another NBN tale of woe in Canberra. First, we weren't even on the NBN rollout map.

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Drone Delivery Trial in Bonython

Sep 11, 2018

For the past month I have been inundated with concerns from people living in the suburb of Bonython, which is in my electorate, about a drone delivery service trial called Project Wing.

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