Member for Isaacs

Opinion pieces

The Voice won’t solve every problem overnight but it will lead to better practical outcomes

21 August 2023

The No campaign is offering no solutions to the problems affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, which successive governments have tried but failed to address with the best of intentions.

The only thing the No campaign is offering is more of the same. They want nothing to change, when we know more of the same is not good enough.

The Voice can do no harm – only good for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and for the country more broadly.

The Voice to Parliament

20 July 2023

We cannot risk more of the same. But more of the same is all the No campaign has to offer.

The Voice can do no harm – only good for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and for the country more broadly.

No place for evil symbols that glorify the Holocaust

08 June 2023

The Australian Government is making clear there is no place in Australia for symbols that glorify the horrors of the Holocaust.

And there is no place for those who seek to profit from the trade in these evil symbols, or use them to promote their hatred.

A safer, simpler and more child focused family law system

28 March 2023

The Albanese Government is now acting to make sure the family law system is focused on what is best for children.

We Need A Prime Minister Who Unites - Not Divides

04 March 2022

At a time when we need a leader who can bring Australians together, Mr Morrison seems determined to promote division and disunity if he sees partisan political advantage in doing so, whether it be on China, Israel or protecting people of faith from discrimination.

Attack On ICAC Shows Up Government's Lack Of Integrity

13 December 2021

The Government’s refusal to honour its election promise is allowing corruption to go unchecked, enabling ministers to avoid being held to account and undermining public and international confidence in the Australian Government.  

Labor will end the inaction by establishing a powerful, transparent and independent national anti-corruption commission 

A Thousand Days Since Morrison's Promise, There's Still No Anti-Corruption Commission

08 September 2021

The only conclusion we can draw from the fact it’s now been 1,000 days without the national anti-corruption commission Scott Morrison promised us back in 2018 is he never had any interest in introducing one. 

PM's Palmer Aid A $1 Million Folly

16 August 2021

The Morrison Government chose a side by throwing the whole weight of the Commonwealth Government behind Clive Palmer, hoping to convince the High Court to strike down the McGowan Government’s border measures and hand Palmer a victory.

Labor's Policy On Israel And The Palestinian Territories

12 April 2021

The tragic conflict between Israelis and Palestinians and the fraught peace process in which they have been involved for generations is too important to be used by politicians desperate to be noticed by their colleagues.

Strong Safeguards Essential For Contact Tracing App

24 April 2020

Technology will play an important role in combating the COVID-19 pandemic and Labor welcomes the fact that the Morrison Government is working on a contact tracing app