Jacinda Ardern and New Zealand

The 19th September marks the 124th anniversary of women having the right to vote in New Zealand.  As the first country in the world to grant women the right to vote, New Zealand has a proud record of women’s rights. 

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Grants Bulletin - September

Check out the September Edition of my Moreton Grants Bulletin. If you'd like to be included on the mailing list, please get in touch with my office!

Moreton Grants Bulletin


Students and unis will suffer under Turnbull's cuts to higher education

Universities in Queensland will have their funding cut, in total, by more than $400 million.  Griffith University in my electorate will have its funding cut by more than $85 million; the University of Queensland, just across the river, will have its funding cut by more than $96 million; and the Queensland University of Technology will have its funding cut by more than $89 million.

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Exploitation - Streets Ice Cream

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Books, Reading and Literature

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Ariana Grande Ticket Giveaway

Telstra has given me two tickets for Ariana Grande's upcoming Brisbane show to giveaway.

For full details, and to enter, visit www.grahamperrett.net.au/ariana_grande


Motion: Australian Aid Program

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Significant Community Concerns Over Changes to Citizenship

THE HON TONY BURKE MP
SHADOW MINISTER FOR CITIZENSHIP AND MULTICULTURAL AUSTRALIA
MEMBER FOR WATSON

 GRAHAM PERRETT MP
MEMBER FOR MORETON

 MURRAY WATT
LABOR SENATOR FOR QUEENSLAND

There was a strong demonstration of concern amongst members of Brisbane’s Southside community at the Moreton Citizenship Forum held on Wednesday night. 

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612 ABC Brisbane Drive with Emma Griffiths, 28 August 2017

SUBJECT/S: Asylum Seekers.                                                                        

EMMA GRIFFITHS: Graham Perrett is the Labor Member for the seat of Moreton, just across the way from Andrew Laming.  Graham Perrett, $40 million is a lot of money to be spending to support people who do not have citizenship, have not been granted refugee status.  Isn’t it better if they leave? 

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The Test of Governance (and citizenship)

Every Australian would expect that our elected representatives could accurately fill in a form in English.  It is laughable to think otherwise, especially when the Turnbull Government is insisting that migrants from non-English speaking countries pass a university standard English test before they are given the privilege of voting for them.

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