Speeches

Speeches Chris has made in the Australian Federal Parliament.

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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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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