MPI: Victoria funding

I agree with the previous speaker from the coalition. He said that it doesn’t really matter how many times the Labor Party want to repeat lies; it doesn’t make them true. They can keep rolling out lie after lie but it doesn’t make them true. They keep talking about cuts to the education system, when…

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Type 1 diabetes Funding

Yesterday the Minister for Health announced that the government will expand free access to glucose-monitoring devices for pregnant women, children and more adults with type 1 diabetes, saving people up to $7,000 a year. The investment of an additional $100 million in funding over the next four years will ensure that free glucose-monitoring devices are…

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White Ribbon Day

It is certainly very, very true that all women in this great country of ours have every right to feel safe at all times. Whether walking down the street or in the safety of their own homes, all women should feel 100 per cent safe all the time. The coalition government has long been very…

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Motion on Australian Agriculture

 I move: That this House: (1) acknowledges the importance of irrigated agriculture to the Australian economy; (2) notes that:      (a) irrigated agricultural enterprises in 2016-17 contributed $15.5 billion to the Australian economy and accounts for 25 per cent of total Australian agricultural production; and      (b) in 2016-17 there were 22,103 agricultural…

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East Shepparton Bowls Club

The East Shepparton Bowls Club in Shepparton is one of the most vibrant sporting clubs of the Goulburn Valley. The club is a completely self-funded, privately-run club with 120 members, who all get together and make sure their club is vibrant and works well. They have competition pennant bowls and they run numerous social events…

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Ministerial Statement on Veterans

I want to acknowledge the contribution from the member for Lingiari on this issue and also acknowledge the statement that the minister gave to the House yesterday on this government’s commitment to veterans. It certainly is an incredibly important part of our culture that we continuously acknowledge the various conflicts which this nation has been…

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Running the Economy

 I would like to be able to believe the opposition when it comes to talking about a plan for our financial future, but the problem is that I can’t believe them, because time and time again we are left with the reality that Labor cannot manage money. They just cannot manage money. They can spend…

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