Speeches

Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Multinationals Pay Their Fair Share of Tax in Australia and...

July 31, 2019

Labor will be supporting the Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Multinationals Pay Their Fair Share of Tax in Australia and Other Measures) Bill 2019. For the 92 years since he said it, people have been quoting US Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr when he said that taxes are what we pay for a civilised society. This is as true today as it was 92 years ago.

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The election, the economy and the 46th Parliament

June 25, 2019

Thanks for the introduction and for the opportunity to be here. I acknowledge the traditions, customs and elders of the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people and pay my respects to all the first Australians.

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ANZAC Day 2019

April 25, 2019

We meet today on Aboriginal land, the land of the Jaggera and the Yugumbir people and we acknowledge them today on this most meaningful today.

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The economy, the Budget and the election to come

March 05, 2019

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

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Chumgate 21/2/19

February 21, 2019

Honourable members will remember that, when the member for Cook became the Prime Minister, he said that he wanted all Australians to know whose side he was on.

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Chumgate 20/2/19

February 20, 2019

These are very serious issues that we're raising in the parliament.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST