Tackling Domestic Violence

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.

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National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse

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.

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Adelaide High School Crossing Safety

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.

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NEWSTART ADEQUACY

"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."

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ACTION ON LIVE EXPORTS

"To the thousands of Adelaide residents who have called and emailed about live exports - we hear you. Labor will take action."

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ADDRESS TO THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB

“Early education and care: are we even having the right debate?”

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Address to the TAFE Directors Australia Conference 2016

5 October 2016

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THE IMPORTANCE OF PROPERLY INVESTING IN EDUCATION FOR AUSTRALIA’S FUTURE

MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, PARLIAMENT HOUSE
TUESDAY, 2 FEBRUARY 2016

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Kate Ellis fights Abbott's cruel cuts to Education

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.


Kate Ellis stands up against Tony Abbott's cuts to Adelaide

Kate Ellis stands up in Parliament and highlights the Abbott Government's $1.6 Billion hit in Federal Budget cuts to the South Australian economy.