Moreton v Rankin Community Shield – winners again!

What a fantastic morning at the annual Moreton v Rankin Muslim Community Shield! We’re happy to welcome the cup north of Compton Rd. Back home.

A great game played with wonderful spirit! I’m sure Jim Chalmers MP and his Rankin team will be back to challenge mighty Moreton next year.

Thanks Murray for umpiring, James for scoring, St Laurence's College for the field, and Jim and my offices for helping organise such a wonderful community event.

Religious Freedom Report and Marriage Equality

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8 December 2017 – Parliament Roundup

The final week of Parliament for 2017! Love won.

Manus Island Closure

Pensioner and Seniors Kit

I've made updates to my Pensioner and Seniors Kit to reflect the recent payment indexation on 20 September.


It's available HERE, or contact my office for a copy.

Motion: Climate Change, Adani, the Reef – inaction is not an option

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Local Union Heroes

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Tarragindi Bowls Club

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Home Visits

Labor values the important role that after hours home visits play in our health care system. Home visits improve access to primary care outside 9-to-5, and can help to prevent unnecessary and expensive hospital visits.

As you may be aware, the Government’s Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce is reviewing after hours home visits in response to concerns about the quality and cost of some home visit services.

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Complimentary Medicines

Labor understands that many Australians use natural therapies and products. However, in a difficult budget environment we also believe that public subsidies need to be based on the best available evidence.

A review released by the current Government found no evidence that homeopathy and a number of other natural therapies are clinically effective. 

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