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
I move that this House:
1. notes that:
(a) 15 October marks International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day;
The drone delivery trial in Bonython is still going and residents are getting increasingly fed up.
Since I did a callout last month, feedback about the drone trial has not slowed down. In fact, it has increased dramatically.Read more
Over the next two days you will be discussing: Cyber security and what it means for your workforce, cyber security and what it means for your workplace and your workplace culture, cyber security and what it means for micro, small and medium businesses, cyber security skills, cyber crime, cyber laws.Read more
Each year, like so many of my colleagues, I take great pleasure in hosting a member of the Australian Defence Force as part of the parliamentary exchange program. Each year I am always amazed at the quality and calibre of our fine service men and women.
This year is no different. Meet Squadron Leader Lucas Khawam from RAAF Base Edinburgh.Read more