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LLEW O'BRIEN MP

Federal Member for Wide Bay

Working for Wide Bay

Speeches

7/11/2016

James Nash High, Gympie High, and Victory College Awards Nights - Federation Chamber

I have recently had the pleasure of attending awards nights at Victory College, James Nash State High School and Gympie State High School.

It was great to see the range of awards presented, and I congratulate the students on their achievements under the guidance of their dedicated teachers.

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20/10/2016

Funding for Ration Shed Museum, Cherbourg - Federation Chamber

I rise to congratulate the Ration Shed Museum at Cherbourg on its successful application for funding from the Coalition Government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy.

Cherbourg, the home of the Wakka Wakka people, is an Aboriginal community in my electorate that was settled by the Salvation Army in 1899 and was taken over as a Government settlement in 1904. 

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18/10/2016

Clen up union rorts and thuggery - House of Representatives

After so many reports of bribery, bullying, intimidation and links to organised crime, it’s an absolute disgrace that Labor continues to operate a protection racket for union thuggery.

It’s no surprise that Labor and The Greens are protecting their union mates from the Coalition’s plan to tackle union rorts and intimidation.

After all, the CFMEU is a powerful donor to the Labor Party and The Greens. 

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14/09/2016

Maiden Speech - House of Representatives

I am very honoured to address the people's house today as Wide Bay's choice to represent them. I thank the electors of Wide Bay and recognise the trust they have placed in me. I understand my responsibility to repay that trust with hard work, honesty and fearless advocacy on their behalf.

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