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Archive | March, 2015

ANZAC Day in Bennelong

ANZAC Centenary Events Around Bennelong 12th April, 2.00pm – Epping RSL Memorial Service, Epping Club 19th April, 10:30am for 11am start- Memorial service, Gladesville RSL & Community Club Auditorium. 24th April, 9:30am – City of Ryde Memorial Service, Ryde Cenotaph, Ryde Park 25th April, 6:00am – Epping RSL Dawn Service, Forrest Park, Epping 25th April, […]

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Speech in Parliament: North Korea

I rise to second the motion by my colleague, the Member for Reid, on the appalling situation in North Korea. I would like to echo his concern at the horrendous violations of human rights that are occurring. The widespread nature of these violations is as shocking as the incidents themselves. Living life in a 1984 […]

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Speech in Parliament: Ryde Medicare

M Deputy Speaker I wish to inform the house of an exciting change to local Medicare services in my electorate of Bennelong. Next month the Centrelink office in Ryde will be expanded to offer full Medicare shop-front services. This one stop shop facility will allow Human Services clients to receive the full suite of Centrelink […]

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Speech in Parliament: the State of Australian Journalism

Deputy Speaker, The origins of the grievance debate date back to the 13th century formation of the House of Commons, when landowners would send representatives to Westminster to air their grievances. In the modern Australian context the grievance debate no longer has a procedural significance, but on this occasion I wish to return to our […]

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