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August 31, 2020

Two-lane Tiaro Bypass plan flawed – Federation Chamber

You can't put a price on human lives, but that's exactly what the state and federal government will be doing if they impose their low-cost proposal for a two-lane bypass of Tiaro in Wide Bay on the Bruce Highway....

October 17, 2018

Adjournment Speech: Dairy Industry, Oct 2018

Coles and Woolworths have completely bastardised the proposal put forward by Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation to introduce a 10c per litre levy on all milk to help drought affected dairy farmers. When these supermarket giants, which h...

June 28, 2018

Adjournment Speech: Dairy Industry

I said in my maiden speech that when it comes to agriculture, big business needs to play fair and farmers deserve to receive a fair price for their product. I also said I was concerned about the devastating impact the ongoing Coles and Wo...

May 22, 2018

Speech: National Palliative Care Week – Breakfast

Good morning. I would also like to begin by acknowledging the traditional custodians of this land — the Ngunnawal people — and pay my respects to Elders past, present and emerging. I also extend that respect to other Aboriginal and ...

February 13, 2018

Speech – Gallipoli to Armistice Memorial – Federation Chamber

14/02/2018 Speech – Gallipoli to Armistice Memorial – Federation Chamber A landmark of international significance is now emerging in Queen’s Park, Maryborough in the electorate of Wide Bay, a $3.2 million Gallipoli to Ar...