Member for Isaacs


Sydney WorldPride Human Rights Conference

01 March 2023

Our message to everyone attending today is simple. No matter who you are, who you love or where you come from – you should be valued, equal and celebrated.

Media Roundtable Opening Remarks

27 February 2023

Journalists should never face the prospect of being charged just for doing their jobs and there is agreement across the Parliament and indeed the community that improved protections are overdue.

Justice for all - Whitlam Institute Seminar Spotlight on Legal Aid

17 February 2023

Right from the start the Whitlam Government recognised that access to justice was critical to achieving its goal of a just society. Out of that belief came the commitment to Commonwealth Government involvement in Australia’s legal assistance sector – a commitment I share.

First Nations ‘Exchanging Ideas’ Symposium

04 February 2023

journey of recognition and reconciliation. I am confident that Australians will embrace this opportunity and I thank you for being part of this very important conversation.

Raoul Wallenberg Day Keynote Address

15 January 2023

The story of Raoul Wallenberg shows that even in the face of evil, one person can make a difference for all of humanity.

Condolence motion for Constable Matthew Arnold, Constable Rachel McCrow and Alan Dare

15 December 2022

I rise today to join the Prime Minister, the Leader of the Opposition and all Members of this House to express my deepest condolences to the families of Constable Matthew Arnold, Constable Rachel McCrow and Mr Alan Dare.

Launch of the Lighthouse Project Expansion

05 December 2022

The Lighthouse Project has seen a fundamental shift in the way the Courts identify and manage risks to family safety. It shows we can do better.

Inaugural Michael Kirby Lecture

05 December 2022

Justice Kirby’s contributions to this nation are significant, and go far beyond the courtroom. It is absolutely right the ALRC has chosen to honour its inaugural chair, Justice Kirby, with this lecture series, highlighting his record not only as a jurist but as a great advocate of reform.

Minister of State Amendment Bill 2022

01 December 2022

The measures in the bill will restore integrity and transparency to the process of appointing elected officials to high office, and ensure we have a system of government where there are checks and balances. Never again will one person be able to garner powers without adequate, and warranted, accountability to the Australian people and the Australian parliament.

National Anti-Corruption Commission Bill 2022 Senate Message

30 November 2022

This legislation delivers the single-biggest integrity reform this parliament has seen in decades. When you change the government you change the country. The National Anti-Corruption Commission will change our country forever. The Albanese Labor government has delivered. The government supports these amendments.