Parliamentary Speeches

Statements by Members: Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction (5 Dec 2019)


Tim Watts: Last weekend, while pondering the sitting before Christmas, I tweeted about the Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction's first speech in this place and his dispatches from the front line on the war on Christmas. The response was unexpected. It was a cautionary tale straight from Aesop's Fables that summed up the minister's career to date. You could call it The Boy Who Cried Wolf. Here's...

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Bills: Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Amendment (Sport Integrity Australia) Bill 2019; T...


Tim Watts: I acknowledge the contribution to this debate from the member for Scullin, a man known in Victorian politics for his integrity. The contrast between the member for Scullin and the member for Shortland's contributions on this bill and some of the acts of integrity-or the opposite of that-which we've seen from the government this week are striking. I do note earlier this afternoon a...

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A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA.