SPEECHES

Condolence speech - Russell Trood
08 Feb 2017

Condolence speech - Russell Trood

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (18:34): It is an honour to follow the member for Lingiari and also the member for Chifley.

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Speech on Taj Pabari
24 Nov 2016

Speech on Taj Pabari

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (13:33): I want to tell the House and the nation beyond about a remarkable CEO who has had a bit to do with my electorate.

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Speech on Superannuation Bills
22 Nov 2016

Speech on Superannuation Bills

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (12:34): Thank you very much, Deputy Speaker, for the opportunity to speak on the Superannuation (Objective) Bill 2016 and cognate legislation and to support the amendment moved by the member for McMahon.

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Moreton-Rankin Unity Shield
22 Nov 2016

Moreton-Rankin Unity Shield

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (13:48): There have not been enough nice things said about Australian cricketers in the last little while, so I want to pay tribute to my favourite cricketer of all time, the member for Moreton.

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Speech on Youth Jobs Path Bill
22 Nov 2016

Speech on Youth Jobs Path Bill

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (19:00): I rise to speak to the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Youth Jobs Path: Prepare, Trial, Hire) Bill 2016.

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Hillary, Hanson and the Economics of Our Political Predicament
14 Nov 2016

Hillary, Hanson and the Economics of Our Political Predicament

This wonderful campus here at Gardens Point is built on Turrbal and Jagera land so I begin by acknowledging country and paying respect to their elders and traditions.

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Appropriation Bill - Consideration in detail
19 Oct 2016

Appropriation Bill - Consideration in detail

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (12:30): I have two points. It speaks volumes about those opposite that one member—I hate to single people out—considers the steepest and sharpest synchronised downturn in the global economy since the global depression in the 1930s, the biggest downturn in eight decades, to be an excuse—some piece of trivia to be ignored

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Address to 2016 ADC Canberra Connection
18 Oct 2016

Address to 2016 ADC Canberra Connection

Thanks Anton [Roux, CEO ADC Forum] for the introduction and for the opportunity to spend time with so many senior leaders from the business community and from higher education. Some new friends and some I’ve known for a while – it’s great to be here with all of you, as part of your Canberra Connections program.

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National headspace Day
11 Oct 2016

National headspace Day

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (13:53): I acknowledge in the gallery today a couple of local champions from community, Tilly and Bev, who have come here from Logan City.

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Speech on Income Tax Relief
15 Sep 2016

Speech on Income Tax Relief

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (10:59): We support the Treasury Laws Amendment (Income Tax Relief) Bill 2016 and, of course, I support the amendment proposed by my colleague, the member for Fenner. 

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