On Saturday, Tuggeranong exploded into life with inaugural SouthFest festival. SouthFest started out as an idea to bring life into the streets, the laneways and the lake foreshore area of the Tuggeranong Town Centre and, most importantly, to connect with the local community.Read more
Last month, the voice of sport in Canberra switched off his microphone for the last time. Today I rise to honour Canberra sports journalist Tim Gavel and his incredible career.Read more
Our ADF personnel put their lives on hold in service of our country. They take risks, they make sacrifices and they commit their lives and wellbeing to the protection of this country.Read more
I recently had the enormous privilege of attending the 30th birthday of Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health and Community Services with my parliamentary colleagues the Minister for Aged Care and Indigenous health, Senator Dodson and the members for Lingiari and Barton.Read more
As you know, I'm concerned about the drone delivery trial in Bonython - which is delivering burritos, coffee, croissants and Hydralyte as early as 8 am on a Sunday morning.Read more
As Deputy Chair of the Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories, I welcome the opportunity to speak on the report of the inquiry into Commonwealth and Parliamentary approvals for the proposed stage 2 of the Australian Capital Territory light rail projectRead more
I'd like to start by noting that it's a relief to finally be here. It's a relief to see the Morrison government introduce the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Bill 2018 into the parliament, and better late than never.Read more
On average, one woman a week is murdered as a result of domestic violence.
One in four women has experienced emotional abuse by a current or former partner since the age of 15.
"I dread the weekends."
That's the view of Andrea, one of my constituents, in response to the drone trial that is currently taking place in Bonython in my electorate.Read more
I was recently contacted by Elliot, a member of my community who works in the IT industry, about the NBN in his apartment block.Read more