Protect the local community when Bulimba Barracks is sold

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SEARCH FOR YOUNG ACHIEVERS CLOSES SOON

Nominations for the Queensland Young Achiever Awards close on Friday 15th December 2017. 

Why not nominate a young person you know who is achieving great results or who is actively involved in your community. You could make the world of difference to a young person’s confidence whilst giving them well deserved recognition with a nomination!

If you know someone up to 29 years of age who is making their mark or a valuable community contribution, why not show your appreciation by nominating them. 

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PLIBERSEK, O'CONNOR & BUTLER - TRANSCRIPT - DOORSTOP - CANBERRA - TUESDAY, 5 DECEMBER 2017

E&OE TRANSCRIPT
DOORSTOP
CANBERRA
TUESDAY, 5 DECEMBER 2017

SUBJECTS: Labor to Legislate for Ten Days Domestic Violence Leave.

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NEW REPORT UNDERSCORES DEVASTATING IMPACT OF TURNBULL’S POSTAL SURVEY ON LGBTI AUSTRALIANS

New figures released today underscore the devastating impact the postal survey had on the mental health of LBGTI Australians, their friends and families.

Labor is deeply concerned by the results of The Australia Institute and the National LGBTI Health Alliance report.

As the House of Representatives continues debate on same sex marriage, these figures are a sobering reminder of the negative impact the postal survey has had on an already vulnerable group of Australians. 

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LABOR COMMITS TO TEN DAYS DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE LEAVE

A Shorten Labor Government will legislate for ten days paid domestic and family violence leave in the National Employment Standards (NES).

This is part of Labor’s commitment to make domestic and family violence leave a universal workplace right, to further support those in our community suffering from this scourge.

In 2017 alone, 45 women have been killed through domestic violence. It is the leading cause of death, disability and illness among women aged 15 to 44 years of age.

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I'm delighted to be finally debating a marriage equality bill that might pass parliament

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MARRIAGE EQUALITY PASSES THE SENATE

The passage of marriage equality legislation through the Senate marks a historic day for all of Australia.

It is a great day for LGBTIQ Australians, their families, friends and all who love them.

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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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