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Straight from the Senate - Issue 22

8.30pm | June 04, 2017

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This week Senate Estimates provided further confirmation that the Government has made no attempt to analyse how their budget impacts Australian women.

Straight from the Senate - Issue 21

6.00pm | May 28, 2017

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This week the National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) released their analysis on the impact the recent budget will have on women.

Straight from the Senate - Issue 20

5.30pm | May 19, 2017

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Today I chaired a Senate hearing in Townsville that heard evidence about public sector jobs in regional centres.

Straight from the Senate - Issue 19

5.00pm | May 14, 2017

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The Budget - On Tuesday Treasurer Scott Morrison and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull professed to deliver a budget based on fairness. Sadly, there is not much that is fair about this budget. 

Straight from the Senate - Issue 18

5.00pm | May 05, 2017

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Today I was delighted to meet with some of the television and film industry companies in Fox Studios in Sydney.

Straight from the Senate - Issue 17

5.00pm | April 28, 2017

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On ANZAC Day I attended a service to honour the indigenous men and women who served our country. 

Straight from the Senate - Issue 16

5.00pm | April 13, 2017

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On Monday I chaired the first Senate Hearing of the Inquiry into Gender Segregation in the Workforce in Melbourne.

Straight from the Senate - Issue 15

5.00pm | April 12, 2017

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1. Last week I met representatives from the Pacific Calling Partnership, an organisation that seeks to amplify the voices of the people of the Pacific.

Straight from the Senate - Issue 14

5.00pm | April 02, 2017

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1. This week in the Senate I spoke about the Turnbull Government’s attacks on 1800 RESPECT - the national sexual assault and domestic and family violence counselling service.

Straight from the Senate - Issue 13

5.00pm | March 25, 2017

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1. This week I spoke in the Senate about the urgent need to address housing affordability.