;

Speeches

5th annual Japan Update conference dinner

September 06, 2017

Minasama Konbanwa – good evening. Let me begin by acknowledging the elders and traditions of the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people, the traditional owners of the land on which your conference takes place.

Read More >

Marsden State High School rugby league

August 17, 2017

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (13:48): Cameron Smith, Tautau Moga, Chris Sandow and Antonio Winterstein all have one thing in common: they are all graduates of Marsden State High School in my electorate.

Read More >

Public Governance and Resources Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 1917

August 17, 2017

DR CHALMERS (Rankin) (11:52): I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak on the Public Governance and Resources Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 1917.

Read More >

Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Requirements for Australian Citiz...

August 14, 2017

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (17:32): It is an honour to follow so many terrific Labor colleagues in talking about our very real concerns about the citizenship changes that the government has proposed and put before the House in the form of the Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Requirements for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill.

Read More >

Turnbull Government's economic failures

August 08, 2017

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (15:32): Since the parliament last met, we have had revelations that some of the members of the other place were citizens of another country, but we also had from the Treasurer, with his comments about inequality, that he is a citizen of another planet!

Read More >

Major Bank Levy Bill

June 15, 2017

(Rankin) (12:48): Thank you for the opportunity to speak on the Major Bank Levy Bill, also known as the bank tax, and not just to offer the support of this side of the House for the bill in principle but also to talk about some of the things which are concerning when it comes to the way the government has gone about devising and trying to implement this bill.

Read More >

WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST