PMB: National Police Remembrance Day

I want to thank the honourable member for Fowler for moving this motion today to recognise the upcoming National Police Remembrance Day. I've been moved by the speeches already given on this very important day and I appreciate the opportunity to share the vital work police officers are doing in my electorate. I would also…

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ADJOURNMENT: GREEN CAMP RD-RICKERTT RD UPDATE

This month saw the release of plans for the Green Camp Road corridor upgrade at Wakerley. I’ve spoken many times here about this project. That’s because it’s such a huge win for my electorate. Green Camp Road carries 30,000 vehicles every day: this part of the road network will no longer grind to a halt…

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90 SECOND STATEMENT: WISHART

Today I want to talk about a key part of my electorate: the suburb of Wishart. I spent some time in Wishart over the winter break, talking with residents and local groups about what's important to them. There was a great turnout at the NBN information session that I held recently for local residents and…

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CONSTITUENCY STATEMENT: NBN ROLLOUT IN BONNER

The NBN rollout continues to be an issue of high concern to my constituents. I am pleased to have another positive update for Bonner locals. NBN Co has advised me that 21 per cent of the NBN rollout is complete in Bonner, thanks to the Coalition government's revised rollout plan. Every premise in my electorate…

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90 SECOND STATEMENT: GREEN CAMP ROAD-RICKERTT ROAD FUNDING

It’s with great pleasure I announce today that the Federal Government has committed $10 million to go toward Brisbane City Council’s upgrade of Green Camp Road. This adds to Brisbane City Council’s $18 million investment to improve the Green Camp Road corridor. Construction works are due to start next year. This will include widening of…

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Julie Bishop visit to Moreton Bay College-June 2017

Today I’d like to speak about my recent visit to Moreton Bay College in Manly West. I along with Minister for Foreign Affairs and Deputy Leader, the Hon. Julie Bishop  and met the senior girls of MBC to discuss important issues and events affecting them. The MBC community has been shaken by the latest terror…

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90 SECOND STATEMENT: Men’s Health Week

This week is National Men’s Health Week. The theme this year was “Healthy Body – Healthy Mind: Keeping the Balance”. It was a great opportunity to raise men’s awareness of the benefits of keeping healthy. I couldn’t think of a better organisation to collaborate on this with than one of my electorate’s local men’s sheds,…

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M1 Upgrade Update- Federation Chamber

FEDERATION CHAMBER – 3 MINUTE SPEECH M1 UPGRADE (GATEWAY MERGE AT EIGHT MILE PLAINS) 29 MAY 2017   Today I have some very good news for commuters in my electorate. I’ve recently received updates from the Minister for Urban Infrastructure and from the Department of Transport and Main Roads regarding the Gateway Motorway merge upgrade…

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Kein Sheldrake- House of Representatives

90 SECOND STATEMENT KEIN SHELDRAKE 29 MAY 2017   Today I would like to share the story of a very impressive young man who studies at Belmont State School in my electorate. Kein Sheldrake has achieved amazing things at just 11 years of age. He currently builds and refurbishes computers and donates them to children…

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ADJOURNMENT SPEECH- AUSTRALIAN INNOVATIVE SYSTEMS- 25 MAY 2017

Today I would like to shine a spotlight on Australian Innovative Systems, an outstanding company in my Bonner electorate that continues to impress year on year. Last week, the Prime Minister and I had the pleasure of touring their Tingalpa facility. It was great to hear from CEO Elena Gosse about how the Government’s measures…

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