Standing up for Canberra



Valedictory - Thank You!

Speaker, it was day one as the newly minted Member for Canberra. I'd just picked up the keys for my electorate office and I was opening it up for the very first time. I was on my own because none of my team had started yet.

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Closing The Gap Statement

I begin by acknowledging the Ngambri and Ngunawal people, the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, in my electorate of Canberra, and I pay my respects to their elders, past, present and future. I'm grateful for the opportunity to once again speak on the Closing the Gap report.

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3 Minute Statement: My Aged Care Fails

Across Australia, more than 127,000 older people have been waiting for more than a year to access the care that they've been promised—to access the care for which they've received approval.

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90 Second Statement: Elliot's NBN Saga Part 2

Elliot’s NBN Saga - Part 2.

Elliot tried to get an NBN connection; he’s been trying since September last year.

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90 Second Statement: Elliot's NBN Saga Part 1

Elliot’s NBN Saga – Part One.

On 10 September 2018 Elliot placed an order with an ISP to get his apartment connected to the NBN.

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Prime Minister Answers Labor's Call On Electoral Systems

Labor welcomes the Prime Minister’s acknowledgement in today’s cyber security statement that:
“Australia’s democratic process is our greatest asset, our most critical piece of national infrastructure.”

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90 Second Statement: Community Feedback On Drones

A commercial drone operated by Evo Energy was recently shot down over a rural property, actually it was across the weekend - it was that recent.  

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Private Members Motion: Tuberculosis

I too would like to join with my colleagues to commend and congratulate the Member for Leichhardt

for his constant, his advocacy on this issue for many, many years.

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90 Second Statement: Operation Back to School Supplies

Canberrans went back to school last week, and in anticipation I made a call to action to my community—a call to action to take part in my Operation School Supplies campaign.

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90 Second Statement: End of the Drone Trial in Bonython

Last Friday heralded the end of the drone delivery trial in Bonython.

And the community is rejoicing!

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