Final report into the 2016 federal election

The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters has released its report into the 2016 Federal Election, referred to the Committee on 21 September 2016. Having received 228 submissions and hearing evidence from a range of witnesses, including government agencies,...

Queensland Hotels and Pubs

I move: That the Senate— (a) recognises the hardships faced by rural and remote towns in Queensland, which range from the physical threats of harsh droughts and bushfires, to the mental health threats associated with isolation such as depression and loneliness; (b)...

Queensland Bushfires

I move: That the Senate— (a) recognises: (i) the crucial role that all firefighting and emergency service personnel play as the front-line response to emergencies and disasters, (ii) the heroic efforts of the many volunteer firefighters who, without payment, risk...

Mining

I move: That the Senate— (a) recognises: (i) the Liberal-National Coalition Government’s enduring support for investment in Central and North Queensland, (ii) the Liberal-National Coalition Government’s unmatched support for the creation of jobs and new...

Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital

I, and also on behalf of Senator Stoker, move: That the Senate— (a) notes: (i) Lady Phyllis Cilento’s long and dedicated career as an obstetrician, paediatrician, author, columnist, ABC broadcaster and women’s activist, (ii) her lifelong passion for women...