Speeches

Speeches Chris has made in the Australian Federal Parliament.

Grievance Debate - Human Rights

March 16, 2021

As members of the international community, we have a moral if not a legal responsibility to do all we can to encourage countries in our region to adhere to their international human rights obligations.

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Private Members’ Business - Western Sydney

March 15, 2021

We need an ongoing commitment to build public infrastructure but also to support our universities and our vocational education, our TAFE centres, out there, to build the roads and the rail lines to guide the development of Western Sydney airport to establish the logistics and, importantly, the sporting, the artistic and the tourism facilities, all of which Western Sydney can offer and can prosper in with the right investment.

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Bills - Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia's Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2020 - Secon...

February 17, 2021

That's not what this legislation does. It not only identifies the cracks but widens them and does things to people at the lower end of the employment scales.

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Constituency Statements - Fowler Electorate: Lunar New Year

February 17, 2021

Lunar New Year is one of the most important cultural events celebrated in my electorate. It's a time to spend with family and friends, a time for personal reflection and a time to share their proud heritage and culture with our broader community.

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Matters of Public Importance - Workplace Relations

February 03, 2021

What we're talking about in this debate is our frontline workers....They are the people at the sharp end of this piece of legislation which the government wants to proceed with.

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Bills - Family Law Amendment (A Step Towards a Safer Family Law System) Bill

October 26, 2020

It is clear that the current framework is not working effectively and is only likely to worsen, in my opinion, if the Family Court is merged with the Federal Circuit Court.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST