Posted in Media Releases on Thursday, 23 August, 2012
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
Posted in Media Releases on Monday, 20 August, 2012
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
Posted in Media Releases on Thursday, 16 August, 2012
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
Posted in Media Releases on Wednesday, 15 August, 2012
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
Posted in Media Releases on Tuesday, 14 August, 2012
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