SPEECH - ENHANCING ONLINE SAFETY (NON-CONSENSUAL SHARING OF INTIMATE IMAGES) BILL 2018

I rise to speak on the Enhancing Online Safety (Non-consensual Sharing of Intimate Images) Bill 2018. It has been a long time coming, but it is a good thing that we are here. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - HUMILIATING BACKDOWN FOR FIFIELD ON REGIONAL BROADBAND PRICE HIKE - 16 AUGUST 2018

Joint with Stephen Jones MP, Shadow Minister for Regional Communications. Only 16 hours after NBNCo let the cat out of the bag, Mitch Fifield has made a humiliating retreat from plans to charge regional consumers on the fixed-wireless network $20 more to access broadband than consumers in the city. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - CRIMINALISATION OF IMAGE-BASED ABUSE NEARS REALITY - 16 AUGUST 2018

Three years after Labor first introduced a Private Members’ Bill to criminalise image-based abuse, the Enhancing Online Safety (Non-consensual Sharing of Intimate Images) Bill 2017, introducing both civil and criminal offences, has finally passed the House of Representatives. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - DOORSTOP - CANBERRA - 16 AUGUST 2018

Joint with Stephen Jones MP, Shadow Minister for Regional Communications. SUBJECTS: Higher prices for regional households under Malcolm Turnbull’s second-rate NBN, Labor’s NBN Service Guarantee.  E&OE TRANSCRIPT Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - REGIONAL NBN CUSTOMERS TO PAY MORE UNDER TURNBULL - 16 AUGUST 2018

Joint with Stephen Jones MP, Shadow Minister for Regional Communications. Last night, we found out what Malcolm Turnbull’s second-rate NBN really means for regional Australians. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - NBN REVENUE FORECASTS DESIGNED WITH ONE THING IN MIND: SPIN - 15 AUGUST 2018

Serious questions remain as to whether the 2017-18 revenue target in the 2018 NBN Corporate Plan was set low in order to spin a public relations coup for the Turnbull Government upon release of the full year NBN financial results this Thursday. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - VOLUNTEER GRANTS ROUND NOW OPEN! - 14 AUGUST 2018

Community organisations are the lifeblood of our local area in Greenway. Our community needs and values its volunteers and their efforts to support and make a difference to our community. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - VALUING EARLY EDUCATION IN GREENWAY - 10 AUGUST 2018

Early Education Matters Week 2018 runs from 5-12 August.  Early Education Matters week is an opportunity to reflect on the importance and benefits of early education for our youngest minds here in Greenway. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - STRONGER COMMUNITIES GRANTS OPEN FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - 9 AUGUST 2018

A new round of community funding grants is now open for expressions of interest through the Greenway Stronger Communities Program. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - RADIO INTERVIEW - 2CC MORNINGS WITH TIM SHAW - 8 AUGUST 2018

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: Labor’s NBN Service Guarantee; Malcolm Turnbull’s second-rate NBN; Emma Husar.   Continue reading