SPEECHES

2017 ANZAC Day speech
25 Apr 2017

2017 ANZAC Day speech

Can I pay tribute to the elders and traditions of the Yugumbir and the Jaggera people on whose traditional lands we mark this solemn and most meaningful day – and all the first peoples.

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Address to the Committee for Sydney
05 Apr 2017

Address to the Committee for Sydney

Let me begin by acknowledging the elders and traditions of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, and by paying my respects to the first Australians. 

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Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan) Bill 2016
23 Mar 2017

Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan) Bill 2016

DR CHALMERS (Rankin) (12:22): It is my pleasure to follow so many colleagues who have made so many good points about the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan) Bill 2016, including just now the member for Mayo.

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Appropriation Bills
22 Mar 2017

Appropriation Bills

DR CHALMERS (Rankin) (16:15): I thank the House for the opportunity to rise today to speak on the appropriation bills and to support, as these bills do, the ordinary functioning of government.

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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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