JOINT RELEASE - MARLES AND BRODTMANN
Labor once again calls on the Turnbull Government to implement a national, coordinated, consistent response to PFAS contamination in light of the weekend’s reports.
Right now, communities are uncertain about their futures, confused by mixed messages from multiple sources and deeply distressed.Read more
It is with great pleasure that I rise to speak in support of the Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Veteran-centric Reforms No. 1) Bill 2018.Read more
I second the motion. I thank the member for Dunkley for bringing attention to this very important issue. Last September I brought forward a similar private members' motion and I spoke strongly against the use of sexual violence in conflict and the need for the perpetrators of such violence and evil to be held to account.Read more
As the shadow assistant minister for cybersecurity and defence, I welcome the proposed amendments to the Crimes Legislation Amendment (International Crime Cooperation and Other Measures) Bill 2016.Read more
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE: BRODTMANN, MARLES, RISHWORTH, KELLY & SNOWDON
The Federal Labor Defence team would like to wish all of our ADF personnel a happy and safe holiday season.Read more
It shouldn’t take the fear of a Senate inquiry for the Turnbull Government to announce a research program to tackle PFAS.Read more
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - BRODTMANN, MARLES & MCCARTHY
The Turnbull Government’s debacle of a response to PFAS contamination across 23 Defence sites will be under the spotlight after Labor yesterday ordered an inquiry through the Joint Standing Committee of Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade.Read more
This is a long overdue and very worthwhile report, and I commend the committee that did such a comprehensive review.Read more
The Turnbull Government’s response to PFAS contamination has hit a new low.
Not only has the Turnbull Government failed to provide a nationally consistent, coordinated approach to support communities living near PFAS affected areas, it is now involved in a public stand-off with the NSW Environment Protection Agency.Read more
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - BRODTMANN, KING, SNOWDON & MCCARTHY
Federal Labor continues to call on the Turnbull Government to extend blood testing for PFAS to residents in Katherine.Read more