Speeches

Speech - Constituency Statement (Pharmaceutical Industry)

September 18, 2018

Deputy Speaker, I rise in support of a pharmaceutical success story in my electorate of Lilley.

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Speech - Constituency Statement (Alcoa)

September 12, 2018

As a proud member of the Australian Workers’ Union for nearly all of my adult life, I stand in solidarity with the 1600 AWU members working at Alcoa in Western Australia, who have entered Day 36 of industrial action.

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Adjournment Debate (GFC Record)

September 10, 2018

Ten years ago, almost to the day – almost to this minute – I held a press conference in this building, after the fourth-largest US investment bank Lehman Brothers had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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Speech - The Global Financial Crisis: 10 Years On (National Press Club)

August 21, 2018

Ten years ago, Australia had a choice. We could go into recession or go into deficit. As one of only two advanced economies to avoid recession during the Global Financial Crisis – via the timely deployment of monetary and fiscal policy – we came through the GFC by choice, not by chance.

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Speech - Constituency Statement (ALP Shield and Welcoming the Babies)

August 16, 2018

This weekend in Lilley we have a double-header of family and community events.

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Speech - Constituency Statement (NBN) (1)

July 27, 2018

Last February, I raised matters in the House about the quality and rollout of the NBN in the electorate of Lilley. Since then, there has been no significant improvement.

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