Speeches

Speeches Chris has made in the Australian Federal Parliament.

Chris Hayes MP – Statements - Parliamentary Representation: Fowler Electorate

March 24, 2021

I simply want to advise the House that I will not be contesting the next election—and I do point out that Bernadette's sitting up there to make sure I don't recant on this decision!

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Adjournment - Fowler Electorate

June 23, 2021

The removal of the supplement by the end of the month will put basics rights at risk for many Australians, particularly impacting on those in my community.

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Chris Hayes MP – Private Members’ Business - Human Rights: Cambodia

March 22, 2021

The situation in Cambodia in terms of political and human rights developments remains highly repressive. The Hun Sen government has continued its crackdown against critical independent voices and forced the closure of many media outlets.

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Chris Hayes MP – Private Members’ Business - Human Rights: China

March 22, 2021

The human rights situation faced by Uighurs is dire, with reports by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International providing clear evidence of China's arbitrary detention and mistreatment of the Uighur population.

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Chris Hayes MP – Bills - Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2020-2021, Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2020-20...

March 22, 2021

Rather than addressing the systematic problems that we have and that have only been heightened by the pandemic, this government has introduced short-term policy that gets them through to the next election rather than policy that is of long-term transformational benefit to the economy and to the nation.

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Bills - Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment (Age of Dependants) Bill 2021 - Second Rea...

March 18, 2021

In my case, being in Western Sydney, my community's actually overrepresented with families with members living with a disability ... This is something that will be of significant benefit to many residents in my community.

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