February 13, 2014
I am pleased to speak on this matter of public importance so that I can explain to the members opposite just how six years of Labor has hindered our economy. To help those same members I will also shed some light on the hypocrisy that Australians constantly have to endure when they turn on their television or listen to the radio and have to once ag... read more »
February 13, 2014
Firstly, I would like to acknowledge the Aboriginal people from this land that we stand on today and also acknowledge different Aboriginal peoples in my electorate of Durack—from the Aboriginal people of the beautiful wilderness of the Kimberley, down to and including the Yamatji people in the mid-west.
I rise today to join members of both ... read more »
December 12, 2013
Australia’s ban on live exports was just one of many policy failures
by the former Labor Government – but it is one that has had lasting effects on my electorate of
This kneejerk reaction from Labor has not only strained Australia’s relationship with many of our
export markets, but has also had serious financial and... read more »
December 10, 2013
I am delighted to rise today for the first time to speak on a piece of proposed legislation. I too am pleased to speak to the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Consumer Protection) Bill 2013. As speakers in this debate have already said, this bill seeks to strengthen consumer protections and improve the regulatory framework of the original ... read more »
December 9, 2013
I am delighted to rise today to congratulate Broome’s carpentry and joinery apprentice Jonathan Falconer, from my electorate of Durack, for winning the Regional Apprentice of the Year Award.
Jonathan’s achievement was recognised at the recent Master Builders Apprentice of the Year Awards in Perth.
The winner was determined fro... read more »
December 2, 2013
Madam Speaker, I too wish to add my voice to the very long chorus of well-wishers regarding your elevation to the position of Speaker of the House. I am confident that your experience and knowledge, and not forgetting your grace and good humour, will bring dignity and humility to this House.
I am an ordinary person now with an extraordinary job. I... read more »