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Straight from the Senate - Issue 32

9.50am | September 09, 2017

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Yesterday I heard from Indigenous Australians from the First Nations Workers' Alliance.

Straight from the Senate - Issue 31

10.00am | September 04, 2017

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Last week I travelled to Alice Springs as part of the Senate inquiry I am chairing into joblessness in remote Aboriginal communities.

Straight from the Senate - Issue 30

5.00pm | August 27, 2017

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Last week I spoke with community members and students at The University of Sydney about the importance of enrolling to have their say in the upcoming postal survey on marriage equality. LGBTIQ Australians deserve our support.

Straight from the Senate - Issue 29

5.00pm | August 18, 2017

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This week I spoke in parliament on a number of issues, including: The need for politicians to stand up against racism.

Straight from the Senate - Issue 28

5.00pm | August 12, 2017

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I recently had the opportunity to travel with Save the Children to visit the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. It was a profoundly moving experience.

Straight from the Senate - Issue 27

5.00pm | August 06, 2017

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Yesterday I hosted a citizenship forum in Hurstville with Shadow Minister for Multicultural Australia and Citizenship Tony Burke MP.

Straight from the Senate - Issue 26

5.00pm | July 02, 2017

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I spoke with David Lipson on Lateline about the Turnbull Government’s changes that began this weekend. The Coalition is cutting taxes for Australia’s wealthiest citizens, while cutting the wages of some of our lowest paid workers.

Straight from the Senate - Issue 25

5.00pm | June 23, 2017

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This week I spoke in the Senate on the Bill I have introduced to require the Productivity Commission to regularly report on inequality.

Straight from the Senate - Issue 24

5.00pm | June 18, 2017

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The Coalition is recklessly indifferent to the crisis in the energy market. Labor has committed to give full and fair consideration to the findings of the Finkel Review

Straight from the Senate - Issue 23

5.00pm | June 09, 2017

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Yesterday Labor Leader Bill Shorten MP wrote to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull offering bipartisan support for building Australia’s clean energy future.