Speeches

Entries for August 2012

Olympic Dam Expansion

Yesterday was a very sad day for South Australia, and one would think that the member for Wakefield would at least come in here and show a little compassion for the people who are already losing their jobs. In the two weeks before BHP's announcement yesterday about the Olympic Dam project more than ... ... more

Illegal Logging Bill

Thank you for the opportunity to speak on the Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill. My father, who unfortunately passed on three years ago now, used to have a saying: less haste, more speed. And I think this is the case with what we are trying to help the government with here: rush less, and let us for... ... more

Illegal Logging

I rise to speak on the Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill. Saying you are against illegal logging is really making a motherhood statement. Virtually all of us are against illegal logging. We are opposed to poverty, we are in favour of world peace and we are against illegal logging. There are no argum... ... more

Cape York

Every remote Indigenous community in South Australia is within the bounds of my electorate of Grey. In my time as a member I have taken a great interest in these communities and been very concerned by their general state and the lack of opportunity in them, particularly for the children. So, during ... ... more

Migration Bill

9:24 pm In deference to your last instruction, Madam Deputy Speaker, might I say how pleased I am to rise in this debate on the Migration Legislation Amendment (Offshore Processing and Other Measures) Bill 2011. It was a sorry saga that the House witnessed in question time today when the question w... ... more

 

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