Speeches

ANZAC Day 2019

April 25, 2019

We meet today on Aboriginal land, the land of the Jaggera and the Yugumbir people and we acknowledge them today on this most meaningful today.

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The economy, the Budget and the election to come

March 05, 2019

Let me begin by acknowledging the elders and traditions of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, and by paying my respects to the first Australians.

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Chumgate 21/2/19

February 21, 2019

Honourable members will remember that, when the member for Cook became the Prime Minister, he said that he wanted all Australians to know whose side he was on.

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Chumgate 20/2/19

February 20, 2019

These are very serious issues that we're raising in the parliament.

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Appropriation Bills 19/2/19

February 19, 2019

DR CHALMERS (Rankin) (13:16): In many ways these bills are routine bills. They make provisions and appropriations for the ordinary functions of government for the rest of this financial year.

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Electoral Legislation Amendment 12/2/19

February 12, 2019

DR CHALMERS (Rankin) (12:56): Thanks for the opportunity to speak on the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Modernisation and Other Measures) Bill 2018 on behalf of my colleague in the other place who's done much of the work on shepherding this legislation through in the last few months.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST