31 March 2017 - Parliament Roundup

What a chaotic week in Parliament!


Severe Weather and Lions Health Expo

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Racial Discrimination Act - there's no case for change

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Save Kindy Funding

The federal government provides funding for universal access to kindy. This funding helps ensure that children have access to at least 15 hours of kindy per week for 40 weeks a year.

Labor introduced this funding when we were in government. We committed $955 million over five years.

Unfortunately, since the Coalition came to power, they have only extended the funding for one or two years at a time.

Surprisingly, federal funding for kindy is due to run out at the end of 2017.

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Women's Legal Service, Parliament House

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Multiculturalism Motion, Parliament House

Mr PERRETT (Moreton—Opposition Whip) (11:01):  I move:

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Penalty Rates

This week in parliament, Labor acted to protect the take-home pay of Australian workers.

On Monday, Labor tabled a Bill to stop cuts handed down by the Fair Work Commission.

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23 March 2017 - Parliament Roundup

An action packed week in parliament!


How Low Will Hanson Go?

Not even 24 hours after the tragic terrorist attack at the heart of democracy in London, The One Nation Political Party’s leader has launched a bizarre attack on an entire religion.

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Changing 18C is a Terrible Idea, Parliament House

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