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