Speeches

Speeches Chris has made in the Australian Federal Parliament.

Constituency Statements - Fowler Electorate: Multiculturalism

June 23, 2021

The People's Globe delivers us a testament to the diversity and success of my community in Western Sydney.

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Chris Hayes MP – Private Members’ Business - Assyrian People

June 21, 2021

I call on the Iraqi government to give effect to that decision of 2016 and provide a safe haven for the Assyrian people. We cannot abandon people to whom our civilisation owes so much.

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Bills - Treasury Laws Amendment (Your Future, Your Super) Bill 2021 - Second Reading

June 03, 2021

We on this side primarily want to protect the interests of working Australians. We have an interest in seeing that superannuation provides for a decent and a fundamental retirement income for people. As I say, those opposite are returning to type.

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Private Members’ Business - Middle East

June 02, 2021

I recognise that peace will be achieved not by statements alone but rather by a concerted international diplomatic effort. Australia has an important role to play in this discussion, not only to ensure the ceasefire remains in place but in using its influence to promote a long-term solution.

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Bills - Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2021-2022, Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2021-2022, Appropriation...

May 24, 2021

What we've seen so far is a government that's riddled with corruption, with rort after rort in the way that taxpayers' money is being spent. You have to look no further than the sports rorts or the Safer Communities grants. What about dodgy land deals? Those on the other side must thank God that they don't have an integrity commission as yet.

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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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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST