Speeches

Speech: Standing up for Live Exports

16/8/2018

I rise today to update the House on some of the activities and forums that were held around my electorate relating to the live export industry during the winter break. On 20 July, in my home town of Katanning, over a thousand farmers, truckies and small-business people gathered at the Katanning rec centre in an extraordinary display of solida...


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Speech: Standing up for Live Exports

APVMA Report

21/5/2018

Tabling the APVMA report in Parliament as Chair of the Standing Committee into Agriculture and Water Resources ...


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Parliament Speech: Outback Way

27/3/2018

I rise today to welcome to parliament some very important constituents who are here in Canberra representing an amazing road infrastructure project, the Outback Way, Australia's longest shortcut. I give a big shout-out to the chairman of the Outback Way, Pat Hill, who's also the Shire of Laverton president; Outback Way mana...


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Parliament Speech: Don Brandenburg, Hawthorne House

2/3/2018

Last Friday I was pleased to enjoy some scones with the Brandenburg Family and Friends of Hawthorne House, an Alzheimer’s respite facility in Albany.  The celebration was to honour the generous bequest of 1 million dollars made by the late Don Brandenburg to Hawthorn House. This money will be used to build a second facility on thei...


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Parliament Speech: Cashless Debit Card trial approved

21/2/2018

After a long and hard-fought campaign, the Australian Senate last night approved legislation which will allow a trial of the Cashless Debit Card in the Goldfields. Months of speculation have ended and, with the endorsement of both houses of Parliament, I believe we will see the rollout of this card starting within a matter of weeks...


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Parliament Speech: Thankyou to Betty Logan and Amanda Bennell

12/2/2018

Mr Speaker, I rise today to give a warm welcome to Parliament to two strong, capable indigenous women from my electorate of O’Connor. Shire Councillor Betty Logan and Amanda Bennell have travelled from the Goldfields town of Coolgardie, to be here for some important events this week. These amazing women, only momen...


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Parliament Speech: Thankyou to Betty Logan and Amanda Bennell

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