Speeches

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.

Read More

Chumgate 20/2/19

February 20, 2019

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

Read More

Appropriation Bills 19/2/19

February 19, 2019

DR CHALMERS (Rankin) (13:16): In many ways these bills are routine bills. They make provisions and appropriations for the ordinary functions of government for the rest of this financial year.

Read More

Electoral Legislation Amendment 12/2/19

February 12, 2019

DR CHALMERS (Rankin) (12:56): Thanks for the opportunity to speak on the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Modernisation and Other Measures) Bill 2018 on behalf of my colleague in the other place who's done much of the work on shepherding this legislation through in the last few months.

Read More

A stronger economy for all Australians

December 16, 2018

Thank you President Swan, congratulations on your new gig and for you contribution, along with Peter and Tanya and Bill this morning.

Read More

Energy divestment 5/12/18

December 05, 2018

DR CHALMERS (Rankin) (15:45): This coalition policy of forced divestment is a stinker for all of the reasons the members for McMahon and Port Adelaide raised a few moments ago, and we heard about it in question time as well.

Read More

WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST