Speeches

ADDRESS TO THE BRISBANE ANZAC DAY PARADE COMMITTEE

November 12, 2019

The incompetent and secretive Morrison Government has no plan and has presided over a series of policy and delivery failures in Veterans' Affairs and Defence Personnel.

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ADDRESS TO DEFENCE RESERVES ASSOCIATION NATIONAL CONFERENCE

August 17, 2019

Labor will continue to support our Defence Reserves and look at ways our Reserve Forces can be better integrated as part of One Defence.

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ADDRESS TO RSL QUEENSLAND STATE CONGRESS

June 22, 2019

It’s an honour and a privilege as a Queenslander to be appointed Shadow Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel and I’m very grateful for the opportunity to work with our veterans, including organisations like the RSL, which is a real pillar of the Queensland community.

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MARRIAGE AMENDMENT (DEFINITION AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOMS) BILL 2017

December 05, 2017

The people have spoken. Over 7.8 million or 61.6 per cent of eligible Australians voted yes for marriage equality.

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IPSWICH COMMUNITY LEGAL SERVICES AT RISK UNDER TURNBULL

April 07, 2017

The Turnbull Governments failure to properly fund Community Legal Services with hurt locals in Ipswich and the Somerset Region.

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SOCIAL SERVICES LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (OMNIBUS SAVINGS AND CHILD CARE REFORM) BILL 2017

February 28, 2017

Shayne's speech in Parliament against Malcolm Turnbull's unfair cuts to pensioners, families, people with disability and young job seekers

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST