Speeches

Speeches Chris has made in the Australian Federal Parliament.

Motions - National Police Remembrance Day

August 30, 2021

To all those on the thin blue line: please know and understand that your service makes a difference for the better in our community.

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Statement by Members - COVID-19: Education

August 25, 2021

It's time that the New South Wales government listened to our young people, their teachers and, indeed, nearly the entire education sector of New South Wales.

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Motions - Afghanistan

August 24, 2021

I believe the government could have, and should have, done more as soon as it had decided to announce its intention to leave Afghanistan nearly three months ago.

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Bills - Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Bill 2021

August 23, 2021

I think it's fair to say that at any stage where national security has been an issue before this House we on this side have always worked in a bipartisan way to ensure that any passage of legislation is seen to be beyond politics. This is absolutely no different.

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Bills - National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Improving Supports for At Risk Participan...

August 23, 2021

Simply, the government must address these issues and ensure the commission's power is being properly administered, to prevent the abuse and neglect in the first place, not after the event.

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Statements by Members - New South Wales: Education

August 12, 2021

Rather than forcing students to go through a stressful exam period, the New South Wales government should be prioritising the health and welfare of students.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST