Skills review kicks can down the road

Skills review kicks can down the road

As the number of apprentices and trainees taking up skills and training collapses across the country, instead of taking action the Albanese Government has kicked the can down the road with yet another “strategic review”, all but cutting skills out of the upcoming...
Speech – Bombing of Darwin 82nd anniversary

Speech – Bombing of Darwin 82nd anniversary

May I start by acknowledging and respecting the Larrakia people, the traditional owners of the land on which we meet. I want to thank and recognise the Assistant Minister for Veterans Affairs, the Leader of the Opposition my friend and colleague Lia Finocchiaro, your...
Government changes to the Murray Darling Basin Plan

Government changes to the Murray Darling Basin Plan

The Federal Government is seeking feedback before it begins significant reforms to the Murray Darling Basin Plan (recovering 450gl of environmental water) through their amended Restoring Our Rivers Act 2023.  This is our region’s final chance to influence...
Former PM Scott Morrison to leave parliament

Former PM Scott Morrison to leave parliament

The former Prime Minister and Member for Cook, the Hon. Scott Morrison MP, has confirmed he will leave Australia’s Federal Parliament at the end February 2024. Scott is a dear friend who has supported me from the very beginning of my career in public life, through to...