Speeches

ADDRESS TO THE AFR ENERGY SUMMIT 2018

October 10, 2018

The latest instalments in the energy chapter of the climate wars have taken place against a backdrop of a deep energy crisis here in Australia. That energy crisis that has been unfolding for a couple of years now is quite different to previous energy crises we’ve experienced in Australia, in the sense that it is not the product of an external shock. This crisis is largely self-inflicted and it reflects a very deep, profound public policy failu...

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Banking Royal COmmission: 19/9/18

September 19, 2018

The banking royal commission has so far uncovered truly outrageous tales of corruption and appalling behaviour, including charging the dead, preying on the elderly and the disabled, and defrauding Indigenous Australians. This Prime Minister, as Treasurer, voted against establishing a royal commission into his mates at the big banks 26 times.

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Protect Our Dolphins: 11/09/18

September 11, 2018

Last week, the South Australian Marshall government watched on unmoved as the last of an entire family of wild dolphins living in the Port River dolphin sanctuary died a slow, painful death.

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MPI 11/9/18

September 11, 2018

We've had a few MPI debates on energy policy over recent weeks because, frankly, this has been a movable feast, to say the least.

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MPI - "The government’s chaos and division on energy policy, which is forcing Australians to pay...

August 21, 2018

What we've seen from the other side is an obsession with personal ambition, petty hatreds and the weird, conspiracy-based hobby horses that dominate the ideology of this coalition's party room.

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Live Sheep Long Haul Export Prohibition Bill 2018 - Second Reading

August 20, 2018

Rarely has an issue so appalled and mobilised my community to action as has the live sheep export trade.

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