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90 Second Statement: Girls Take Over Parliament

Today is the day that Girls Take Over Parliament. Girls Take Over Parliament is a program organised by Jasiri Australia, in partnership with the Alannah & Madeline Foundation and Girl Guides, to enable girls aged between 12 and 20 to be politicians for the day.

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Social Services Legislation Amendment: Affordable Housing

I commend the member for Whitlam on his speech and for underscoring those absolutely shocking figures about the nature of homelessness in this country, particularly for children.

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Grievance Debate: NBN

I welcome the opportunity to contribute to this grievance debate tonight. I welcome the opportunity because I'll be talking about an issue with which I've had a grievance for a very, very long time, Deputy Speaker Hogan, and you would know this from hearing me speak in this Chamber. So it is no surprise that, tonight, I'm going to be talking about the NBN.

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90 Second Statement: WIC

I'm the proud patron of Women in Information and Communication, or WIC, as it's known, which is an organisation that champions the role of women in the information technology, communications and cyber security sectors.

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90 Second Statement: SouthFest

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.

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90 Second Statement: Mrs Ianna

Rocked by the tragic news that their beloved kindy teacher Mrs Ianna had been diagnosed with terminal cancer and only months left with her family - including her three year old and six year old - the Torrens Primary School community turned their grief into something positive.

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Private Members Motion: Remembrance Day

I would like to begin by commending and thanking the Member for Forrest for this motion, because as she said this year, 2018, marks the centenary of the end of the First World War, which we commemorated right throughout the nation in small towns, in country towns, at Norfolk Island and here in our nation's capital on 11 November. So thank you to the Member for Forrest.

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Private Members Motion: White Ribbon Day

Yesterday was International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and day one of 16 Days of Activism.

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Constituent Statement: Drones

In June this year, the Civil Aviation and Safety Authority, authorised the operation of Project Wing’s drone delivery trial in Bonython, a suburb in my electorate, with a number of exemptions from existing regulations.

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Transcript: Breakfast with Dan Bourchier

DAN BOURCHIER: Last week we heard about the expansion of the drone delivery trial in Canberra to cover several of the northern suburbs, and this comes after there has been the trial in the south that has raised quite a bit of concern. Project Wing, which is owned by Alphabet - the same parent company as Google - has secured a new warehouse in Mitchell.

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