Concerns about the marginalisation and displacement of Muslims in Myanmar

Terri Butler moved a motion in the Federation Chamber on 20th March 2017 regarding the displacement and marginalisation of Muslims in the Rhakine State of Myanmar. 

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WOMEN’S MINISTER, MICHAELIA CASH, SUPPORTS BERNARDI’S ATTACK ON WHITE RIBBON AND REPRODUCTIVE CHOICE

 

THE HON TANYA PLIBERSEK MP
DEPUTY LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION
SHADOW MINISTER FOR EDUCATION AND TRAINING
SHADOW MINISTER FOR WOMEN
MEMBER FOR SYDNEY

 TERRI BUTLER MP
SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR PREVENTING FAMILY VIOLENCE
SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR UNIVERSITIES
SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR EQUALITY
MEMBER FOR GRIFFITH

 

 WOMEN’S MINISTER, MICHAELIA CASH, SUPPORTS BERNARDI’S ATTACK ON WHITE RIBBON AND REPRODUCTIVE CHOICE

Minister for Women, Senator Michaelia Cash, today voted for a Cory Bernardi motion designed to criticize White Ribbon for its pro-choice stance.

White Ribbon is an organisation dedicated to reducing and eliminating violence against women.  Reproductive coercion is an insidious form of domestic violence. There is no reason at all why White Ribbon should not be entitled to be, and to state that it is, pro-choice.

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This government has been reckless when it comes to the nation's federal budget

Terri Butler MP speaking in the Federation Chamber on the 18th October 2017 regarding the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan No.2) Bill 2017 - Second Reading. 

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Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement: There does need to be limitations on ISDS provisions

Terri Butler speaking in the Federation Chamber on 17th October 2017 regarding the Customs Amendment (Singapore - Australia Free Trade Agreement Amendment Implementation) Bill 2017.

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It is very important that start-ups have access to the capital that they need to get off the ground

Terri Butler spoke in the House of Representatives regarding the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding) Bill 2016 on the 8th February 2017. 

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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT MUST URGENTLY CONSIDER FURTHER SUPPORT FOR LGBTI AUSTRALIANS IMPACTED BY POSTAL SURVEY

 

THE HON JULIE COLLINS MP
SHADOW MINISTER FOR AGEING AND MENTAL HEALTH
MEMBER FOR FRANKLIN

 

TERRI BUTLER MP
SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR PREVENTING FAMILY VIOLENCE
SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR UNIVERSITIES
SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR EQUALITY
MEMBER FOR GRIFFITH

 TURNBULL GOVERNMENT MUST URGENTLY CONSIDER FURTHER SUPPORT FOR LGBTI AUSTRALIANS IMPACTED BY POSTAL SURVEY

Labor is deeply concerned by new figures revealing a surge in young people accessing mental health support services since the start of the Turnbull Government’s postal survey.

The figures released by ReachOut show a 40 percent increase in young people accessing help during the divisive and unnecessary $122 million postal survey.

 

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To end gun-smuggling, we shouldn't disincentivize people doing the right thing in coming forward

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For bargaining to work people have to feel like they have the power to bargain

 

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Reducing the cost of international remittances

TONY BURKE MP
SHADOW MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND WATER
SHADOW MINISTER FOR CITIZENSHIP AND MULTICULTURAL AUSTRALIA
SHADOW MINISTER FOR THE ARTS
MEMBER FOR WATSON

 

ANDREW LEIGH MP
SHADOW ASSISTANT TREASURER
SHADOW MINISTER FOR COMPETITION AND PRODUCTIVITY
SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE IN SERVICES
SHADOW MINISTER FOR CHARITIES AND NOT-FOR-PROFITS
MEMBER FOR FENNER

 

TERRI BUTLER MP
SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR PREVENTING FAMILY VIOLENCE
SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR UNIVERSITIES
SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR EQUALITY
MEMBER FOR GRIFFITH

 

GRAHAM PERRETT MP
MEMBER FOR MORETON

 REDUCING THE COST OF INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCES

In Australia, many people work long hours to send money back to family overseas.

According to the World Bank, remittances to developing countries are worth half a trillion dollars annually – twice the value of foreign aid.

These people deserve a safe and secure way for people to send money which doesn’t involve large portions being eaten up by fees from financial institutions. 

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It's important we observe Intersex Awareness Day

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