Speeches

The Cambodian people deserve free and fair elections

November 09, 2016

I take the opportunity today to rise to celebrate the 25th anniversary a couple of weeks ago of the Comprehensive Cambodian Peace Agreement, known as the Paris agreement.

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MPI - Renewable Energy

October 12, 2016

We rise very enthusiastically to talk about this matter of public importance, the government's failure of leadership in energy system modernisation.

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ADDRESS TO CLEAN ENERGY COUNCIL POLICY FOR A 21ST CENTURY ENERGY SYSTEM

July 27, 2016

We now enter a very challenging 12-18 month period for the Climate Change and Energy policy areas.

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OPENING REMARKS TO THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB DEBATE

May 18, 2016

Australia should be surfing this enormous wave of jobs and investment in renewable energy.

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CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION POLICY

April 27, 2016

Over the past few months, I’ve been sitting down with industry, unions, community and environment groups, and local councils – to talk about Labor’s policies on climate change and energy. I’ve held around 50 sessions with different sectors, visiting a number of the regions of Australia that are on the front line in this transition – the Collie Valley in WA, Latrobe Valley in Victoria, and the Illawarra and Hunter in NSW.

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SPEECH TO THE SYDNEY ENVIRONMENT INSTITUTE

March 30, 2016

The electricity industry itself, I’m glad to say, is starting to have some very serious discussions about the vast array of challenges that it faces, including the challenge of decarbonisation.

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