Speeches

GREEN CITIES 2018 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: THE BIG POLICY PICTURE

March 14, 2018

The policy paralysis in Australia is divisive - it's debilitating for the Australian economy and shirks our responsibility to future generations.

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MPI - “The importance of long-term policy certainty, including on renewable energy and climate ch...

February 27, 2018

On every occasion that has counted, going back to 2009, Nick Xenophon has lined up with the member for Warringah to trash sensible climate change and energy policy.

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Carmichael mine motion - 26/02/18

February 26, 2018

There is a clear structural shift underway in the global thermal coal market – driven by a change in the nature of China’s economic growth, and a global shift away from coal-fired power generation.

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MANAGING CLIMATE-RELATED FINANCIAL RISK - LESSONS FROM ADANI

February 19, 2018

The Adani debate is just one high-profile example of the impact that the transition to lower carbon energy sources is going to have on Australian business. In the energy and resources sectors, technological change and public policy are putting enormous pressure on traditional business models and assumptions about future demand. The level of risk that this transition inevitably brings to investors is aggravated by the poor levels of disclosure...

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SA School Cuts - 12/02/17

February 12, 2018

South Australian schools have been betrayed by this government, which, with the disgraceful support of the Nick Xenophon Team, tore up a clear written agreement promising never to touch funding, taking $210 million from South Australian schools over just two years, 2018 and 2019. In my electorate of Port Adelaide, the cuts to public schools alone total more than $14.6 million over the coming two years. Two schools in my electorate, Woodville H...

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Tet: Year of the Dog

February 07, 2018

I honour the Vietnamese community across Australia, particularly the passionate women and men in my electorate, in their contributions to our great nation.

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