"Having the honour of representing the people of Adelaide is without doubt one of the greatest privileges of my life, and my first and most heartfelt thanks must go to you."
I don't think that I'm alone amongst Australians in that my feelings about the national crisis that we face when we look at domestic violence rates in Australia. My feelings have moved from sorrow and despair to now sitting squarely in white hot anger.Read more
It's important to me that I rise in this parliament today and add some remarks about the National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse for a couple of reasons.Read more
I've previously made clear my deep concerns about the safety of students from Adelaide High School when they are coming to and from their school, as a result of the traffic situation.Read more
"We cannot turn our backs on the unemployed and leave them to battle with inadequate support, as has been the case for far too long."Read more
"To the thousands of Adelaide residents who have called and emailed about live exports - we hear you. Labor will take action."Read more
“Early education and care: are we even having the right debate?”Read more
5 October 2016Read more
MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, PARLIAMENT HOUSE
TUESDAY, 2 FEBRUARY 2016
Despite promising 'no cuts to education' and that 'no school would be worse off' before the election, the Abbott Government has cut $30 Billion dollars from our Australian school funding system.