Speeches

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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A stronger economy for all Australians

December 16, 2018

Thank you President Swan, congratulations on your new gig and for you contribution, along with Peter and Tanya and Bill this morning.

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Energy divestment 5/12/18

December 05, 2018

DR CHALMERS (Rankin) (15:45): This coalition policy of forced divestment is a stinker for all of the reasons the members for McMahon and Port Adelaide raised a few moments ago, and we heard about it in question time as well.

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Moreton-Rankin Unity Cup 28/11/18

November 28, 2018

DR CHALMERS (Rankin) (15:22):It was the last delivery of the day, the light was low, my bowling was, as always, slow and predictable and the member for Moreton was facing me.

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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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