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 unaware that this trial was going to take place, despite the fact that Project Wing told me the community was notified by a letterbox drop and through community events.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 to deliver burritos!
Since speaking about the Project Wing drone delivery trial yesterday, I’ve heard from many more Canberrans who are concerned about this project.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 why on earth the price of a flight between Sydney and Canberra is up to 4 times higher than that between Sydney and Melbourne.Read more
Another day, another NBN tale of woe in Canberra. First, we weren't even on the NBN rollout map.
We were just one big blank space. Second, when we finally did get on the map, we kept getting moved further to the right in terms of the actual rollout.
Those lucky enough to get the rollout have had all sorts of headaches, such as technicians who are meant to turn up never turning up.Read more
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.Read more
Share the Dignity is an Australian charity that helps women experiencing domestic violence, women experiencing homelessness and women going through tough times. It helps in the form of personal items.Read more
I want to take this opportunity to thank my two Territorian friends - the Member for Fenner, who's on the other side of the lake from my electorate, and the Member for Solomon - for bringing forward this private member's bill on territory rights, a topic that I can't believe that we're still debating in 2018.Read more
Labor first put forward its private members' bill on the issue of non-consensual sharing of intimate images or revenge porn in 2015. It's now 2018. It's now three years later, and we're still discussing the form that this legislation should take.Read more
This is a fabulous opportunity to spruik Canberra’s expertise in space and why we should continue to be the home of the Australian Space Agency.Read more