Speech to the National Council of Women Australia Triennial Conference

Thanks for inviting me to speak to you all today. I acknowledge the significant contribution of the National Council of Women, Australia in promoting issues important to the lives of Australian women, since its establishment in 1931.

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Speech on the Government's Cuts to Health

When I'm out talking to people in the great state of New South Wales there is one thing that comes through loud and clear, and

that is that people know that you cannot trust a Liberal government when it comes to health.

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Media Release: Labor Will Protect Australians In Financial Stress

Labor has moved to establish a Senate Inquiry to examine financial services that were excluded from the terms of reference of the Financial Services Royal Commission.

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Speech on the Religious Freedom Review

This is the third time that the government has refused to release the report of the religious freedom review.

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Media Release: Uniting Care Report Shows Concerted Effort Needed To Tackle Child Poverty

Labor is committed to tackling child poverty and putting Australia’s children first. A new report shows that 1 in 6 children are living in poverty, reinforcing the need for a concerted, sustained effort to tackle this issue.

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Speech on Protecting our Koalas

On a very lovely winter afternoon back in July this year, while the sun went down, I stood in Bangalow next to a stand of eucalypts and tallowwoods. I listened to Linda Sparrow as she explained the challenges she faced in her work as president of Bangalow Koalas.

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Speech on Chaos in the Coalition

I want to talk this evening to some of the people who this government has forgotten; people who live up and down the east coast of New South Wales in places like Lismore, Casino, Batemans Bay and Nowra.

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Straight from the Senate - Issue 43

This week I spoke in the Senate about the division inside the Liberal Party and the effect this is having on regional representation.

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Transcript: Jenny McAllister on the National Energy Guarantee, Women in the Liberal Party and Newspoll

Well, here we are, it’s our first day back in Canberra after a couple of weeks and, of course, it is the first day where Scott Morrison enters the Parliament as the Prime Minister. But it's a little bit like Groundhog Day because today, like almost every other day for the last five years, the Coalition presents to this place without any energy policy whatsoever.

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Straight from the Senate - Issue 42

I am honoured to have been appointed Labor’s Shadow Assistant Minister for Families and Communities. This portfolio plays such a crucial role in tackling inequality and social disadvantage. It is an area of government policy that directly impacts the lives of almost every Australian.

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