Speeches

Remembrance Day 2018

November 11, 2018

On this day that marks 100 years since the armistice that ended the first world war, can I begin by acknowledging the Jaggera and Yugumbir peoples, and pay my respects to their elders, past and present, and of all the first Australians and New Zealanders.

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Youth Off The Streets statement 25/10/18

October 25, 2018

DR CHALMERS (Rankin) (10:00): Youth Off The Streets does outstanding work in my local community, and right around the country, helping vulnerable young people turn their lives around.

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GST fair share 23/10/18

October 23, 2018

DR CHALMERS (Rankin) (12:28): It's a pleasure to support the Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Every State and Territory Gets Their Fair Share of GST) Bill 2018, which has come about as a consequence of a lot of work and a lot of negotiation.

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Jeanette Condran tribute 23/10/18

October 23, 2018

DR CHALMERS (Rankin) (13:33): Like so many born during the Second World War and so many in our labour movement, Jeanette Condran was humble, selfless and compassionate.

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Treasury Laws Amendment (Lower Taxes for Small and Medium Businesses) Bill 2018 16/10/18

October 16, 2018

DR CHALMERS (Rankin) (13:01): We on the Labor side enthusiastically support tax breaks for small business.

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Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Bill 2017 19/9/18

September 19, 2018

DR CHALMERS (Rankin) (13:10): I thank the House for the opportunity speak on the Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Bill 2017 and to indicate to the House that Labor will be supporting this bill.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST