OPINION PIECE - IT’S TIME TO TACKLE TELEPHONE SCAMS - 10 JULY 2019

It has been said the 1800s were the Golden Age of scams. This is when the term "con man" rose to prominence, and according to the New York Times, it also happens to be the period where the iconic Brooklyn Bridge was sold on multiple occasions to buyers who had no suspicion they were about to be fleeced. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - COALITION’S BROKEN PROMISE ON MOBILE BLACK SPOTS DELIVERY NOW CONFIRMED - 9 JULY 2019

Reports today indicate an incoming government brief has warned of further delays to the delivery of mobile black spot towers promised for completion by 30 June. Continue reading

SPEECH - TRIBUTE TO BOB HAWKE - 3 JULY 2019

I joined the Labor Party in early 1990, around the time of the federal election that year. It was the first time I had voted, and I enthusiastically voted for the sitting Labor member for Greenway in order for Bob Hawke to remain Prime Minister. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - TELEVISION INTERVIEW - SKY NEWS KENNY ON MEDIA - 24 JUNE 2019

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: ABC; Digital Platforms Inquiry; Netflix; Regional Journalism. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - TELEVISION INTERVIEW - ABC NEWS TONIGHT - 25 JUNE 2019

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: AFP Raids; Press Freedoms; Regional Journalism; Religious Freedoms. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - TELEVISION INTERVIEW - SKY NEWS CREDLIN - 17 JUNE 2019

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: John Setka; Australian unions; Labor’s aspirations for all Australians. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - TELEVISION INTERVIEW - SKY NEWS DAY - 14 JUNE 2019

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: Bob Hawke; John Setka; Western Sydney Infrastructure; National Security Legislation; Press Freedom; Huawei.  Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - RADIO INTERVIEW - ABC RADIO NATIONAL DRIVE - 7 JUNE 2019

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: AFP raids, freedom of the press, public interest journalism. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - A FAIR GO FOR THE WEST WITH SBS - 13 MAY 2019

Joint with Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Australia, Tony Burke MP, Shadow Minister for Cities, Anthony Albanese MP, and Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment, Jason Clare MP.  A Shorten Labor Government will commission a feasibility study into the relocation of the Sydney-based headquarters and studios of the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) from Artarmon to Western Sydney, alongside the provision of a multi-purpose space for content creation and public use. Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - PRESS CONFERENCE - BANKSTOWN - 13 MAY 2019

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: Labor’s plan for a feasibility study to evaluate relocating SBS to Western Sydney. Continue reading