Speeches

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Medical transfers for refugees is a win win
6 December 2018
I am relieved, frankly, that we are ending the year with the very real prospect that this Parliament is finally doing the humane thing for...
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Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Bill 2018
3 December 2018
This bill represents a significant change to the Sex Discrimination Act and, as such, should not be rushed through this week.
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Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Promoting Sustainable Welfare) Bill 2018
29 November 2018
Centre Alliance was never going to support this bill, for the obvious reason that the government never advanced a sound reason for increasing the newly...
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Modern Slavery Bill 2018
28 November 2018
Centre Alliance supports this bill as a much-needed first step towards tackling the issues of modern slavery in business supply chains.
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Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2018
28 November 2018
Firstly, I would like to thank the Senate for supporting the referral of this bill, the Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2018, to the Environment...
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Migration Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2016
27 November 2018
At the outset, I indicate that Centre Alliance supports the main objective of this bill, the Migration Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2016,...
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Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Bill 2018
26 November 2018
Centre Alliance supports this bill, the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Bill 2018, as I'm sure every senator and party in this place does.
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Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017
15 November 2018
This bill is well and truly overdue. Frankly, it is only seeing the light of day due to public outrage over a system that encourages...
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