Today Labor is calling on the Senate to set up an inquiry into the Turnbull Government’s beleaguered digital transformation efforts. During its time in government, the Coalition has doubled its digital spend to $10 billion but witnessed digital project after digital project run into trouble.Read more
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.Read more
Labor Senator Louise Pratt has lodged a motion to refer the Government’s ridiculous plan to conduct a non-binding postal survey on marriage equality to the Senate References Committee for Finance and Public Administration Committee.Read more
Yesterday I hosted a citizenship forum in Hurstville with Shadow Minister for Multicultural Australia and Citizenship Tony Burke MP.Read more
Today I participated in a roundtable on the future of food manufacturing in Western Sydney at Arnott’s Huntingwood factory.
Today I addressed NSW Labor state conference about the urgent need to address economic inequality.Read more
Today I visited the Zaatari Camp in the desert in northern Jordan which hosts about 80,000 Syrian Refugees.Read more
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.Read more
This week I spoke in the Senate on the Bill I have introduced to require the Productivity Commission to regularly report on inequality.Read more
I rise to speak on the Productivity Commission Amendment (Reducing Inequality) Bill 2017. This Bill places inequality firmly on the agenda of one of our country’s most influential economic policy institutions.