Terri Butler MP, Labor for Griffith

This is a bill that gives more to big corporations and the banks

Terri Butler speaking in the House of Representatives on 17th March 2017 on the economic priorities of the Liberal government. 

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The Liberal government will always sell Australian workers down the river

Terri Butler MP speaking in the House of Representatives on the 13th February 2017 on the Transport Security Amendment (Serious or Organised Crime) Bill 2016 - Second Reading. 

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The Turnbull government is a mess

Terri Butler speaking in the House of Representatives on 17 August 2017 on the Turnbull Government. 

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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

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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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