Mark Dreyfus MP

Member for Isaacs
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Speeches

Constituency Statement - Isaacs Electorate

09 December 2020

As one of the most difficult years in recent memory draws to a close, I want to pay tribute today to the fantastic community spirit of the people in my electorate of Isaacs.

National Integrity Commission 2nd Anniversary

08 December 2020

This Sunday marks two years since the Prime Minister and his Attorney-General belatedly, grudgingly announced to Australians they would establish a national integrity commission.

Adjournment Speech - The Disgrace That Was Robodebt

01 December 2020

The financial cost of Robodebt, as appalling as it is, pales next to the toll in human suffering this Government callously inflicted on the hundreds of thousands of vulnerable Australians who received unlawful Robodebt debt notices. 

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2019

30 November 2020

Like most of the great social reforms that have occurred in Australia—including Medicare, our world-leading superannuation system, the anti-discrimination law framework and the provision of free legal assistance services to Australians in need—the Family Court of Australia is a proud Labor legacy. Australians are used to the Liberal Party attacking and seeking to undermine these and other great social reforms introduced by Labor governments.

National Integrity Commission 90 Second Statement

10 November 2020

If Rotten Tomatoes reviewed anti-corruption bodies, the Morrison Government's integrity commission would be certified rotten, with a score of zero.

Anniversary Of The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin

09 November 2020

Yitzhak Rabin was one of Israel’s greatest Prime Ministers. He stands in the same company as renowned Labor leaders like David Ben Gurion and Golda Meir.  But not only that, Rabin’s courage and integrity in that role makes him stand out as one of the great global leaders of the past generation. 

The Importance Of Integrity In Government

27 August 2020

The ever-growing list of scandals involving the Morrison Government shows why Australia urgently needs a powerful and independent national integrity commission.

PJCIS Inquiry Into The Impact Of The Exercise Of Law Enforcement And Intelligence

26 August 2020

The Intelligence and Security Committee has unanimously concluded that existing Australian law does not adequately protect freedom of the press, or the public's right to know, and significant reforms are needed.

90 Second Statement - China

26 August 2020

It’s time that the Morrison Government started properly managing our international relations instead of chasing headlines.

National Integrity Commission - 90 Second Statement

17 June 2020

Tackling corruption is not a priority for the Morrison Government.