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MEDIA RELEASE: GOVERNMENT SENATORS IGNORE EVIDENCE AND FAIL TO STAND UP FOR VULNERABLE CONSUMERS - 21 SEPTEMBER 2020

2.10pm | September 25, 2020

Liberal and Nationals senators today ignored substantial and compelling evidence and failed to back their own government’s legislation to provide better protection for Australians who take our small amount credit contracts and consumer leases.

MEDIA RELEASE: GOVERNMENT ABANDONS WOMEN ON TEMPORARY VISAS FACING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - 23 SEPTEMBER 2020

2.10pm | September 25, 2020

We have known for some time that people on temporary visas in Australia who are experiencing domestic violence have insufficient access to services and support. The revelations on ABC’s 7.30 last night show just how bad this situation has become during the COVID-19 pandemic.

MEDIA RELEASE: GOVERNMENT MAKES FRONTLINE FAMILY VIOLENCE ORGANISATIONS WAIT SIX MONTHS FOR EMERGENCY COVID-19 FUNDS - 17 SEPTEMBER 2020

2.00pm | September 25, 2020

Yesterday the Morrison Government finally announced how it would allocate the remaining more than half of the ‘initial’ $150 million in emergency funding it promised in March to respond to the increase in family violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

MEDIA RELEASE: LABOR ASKS INFORMATION COMMISSIONER TO INVESTIGATE DATA BREACH - 15 SEPTEMBER 2020

2.00pm | September 25, 2020

Labor has today requested the Information Commissioner investigate deeply concerning reports that the personal information of more than 35,000 Australians has been scraped from social media accounts and other sources for potential use by foreign intelligence services.

Article: Domestic and Family Violence: Australia's Shadow Pandemic 26/8/20

1.45pm | September 25, 2020

For millions of Australians, home has been a sanctuary from the fear and threats of the outside world. But that hasn’t been the experience for all. For too many women the fear and the threats have come from inside the home.

MEDIA RELEASE: APPOINTMENT AS SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR COMMUNITIES AND THE PREVENTION OF FAMILY VIOLENCE

9.40am | August 12, 2020

It’s an honour to be appointed as the Shadow Assistant Minister for Communities and the Prevention of Family Violence.

Opinion Piece - Time to hang up on a Government that phones in policy from the 1950's

11.27am | July 01, 2020

For over 2,500 days the Liberal Government has failed women.

Media Release: Northern Rivers Early Learning Sector Criticises Government's Childcare "Snap-back"

11.19am | July 01, 2020

North Coast families and the early learning sector have been left gutted by the Liberal National Government’s decision to “snap-back” to the old childcare system while the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grip our nation.