Speeches Chris has made in the Australian Federal Parliament.

Matters of Public Importance - Aged Care

October 22, 2020

There have been more than 680 COVID related deaths in residential aged-care facilities but there is no readiness plan for any sort of pandemic...There has been no plan in aged care.

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Bills - Education Legislation Amendment (Up-front Payments Tuition Protection) Bill 2020, Higher...

October 21, 2020

When it comes to making cuts, it seems that the government sees education as a political plaything that they can use and abuse to prop up a budget bottom line. In the middle of a pandemic, we need to be planning our way forward, not looking back.

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Constituency Statements - Lebanon

October 19, 2020

Unfortunately, it has now been more than two months since the calamity and Lebanon and its people seem to have disappeared into a distant memory.

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Statements by Members - Mr John McLaughlin

October 08, 2020

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Bills - National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Strengthening Banning Orders) Bill 2020 -...

October 07, 2020

All of us in this place have a responsibility to ensure that the kind of system failure that resulted in death by neglected needs doesn't happen again. Government must work beyond the measures of this bill.

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Bills - Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Cessation) Bill 2019 - Second Reading

September 02, 2020

This debate must be contained to addressing issues of national threat, particularly as they relate to terrorism. Having said that, the simple fact is that, unfortunately, the Australian terrorism threat level still remains at 'probable'.

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