Parliamentary speeches

Budget 2014 impact on young people

May 29, 2014

"Since the Abbott government handed down its budget of broken promises, my office has been inundated with concerned constituents worried about their children's future..."

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Federal Budget 2014 impact on Scullin

May 27, 2014

"The member for Forrest talked a few times about hard decisions, tough decisions, and the willingness of this government to make them. I think, in essence, that..."

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National Reconciliation Week

May 27, 2014

"I rise this evening to acknowledge National Sorry Day, which occurred yesterday, and National Reconciliation Week. Unfortunately, I could not be at yesterday's unveiling..."

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Whittlesea and District Greek Elderly Citizens Club

May 26, 2014

"On Wednesday at lunchtime I attended the Whittlesea and District Greek Elderly Citizens Club. I was very pleased to be invited to that club to speak on the budget..."

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Federal Budget 2014 impact on Scullin residents

May 26, 2014

"For all the bluster, for all the wannabe Churchillian posturing we have seen in the past couple of weeks, this is fundamentally a government that lacks the courage of its convictions..."

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National Broadband Network in Scullin

November 20, 2013

"I speak today about the rollout of the National Broadband Network in the electorate of Scullin. To date, the rollout of the Labor's NBN has been a great success in areas..."

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