Moorooka Laneway Festival and Ballistic Beer Company, Parliament House

Mr PERRETT (Moreton—Opposition Whip) (16:29): I want to mention two events I went to in my electorate on the weekend—firstly, the Moorooka Laneway Festival in the suburb where I live. 

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Harmony Day, Parliament House

Mr PERRETT (MoretonOpposition Whip) (16:14): I rise to mention the wonderful ceremony I participated in on Saturday, a citizenship ceremony, as part of Harmony Week celebrations. 

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Press Conference, Mural Hall, Parliament House, 21 March 2017

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

THE HON MARK DREYFUS QC MP
SHADOW ATTORNEY-GENERAL
SHADOW MINISTER FOR NATIONAL SECURITY
MEMBER FOR ISAACS

GRAHAM PERRETT MP
MEMBER FOR MORETON
DEPUTY CHAIR OF PARLIAMENTARY JOINT COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS

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The Importance of Trade Unions, Parliament House

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Holland Park Mosque, Parliament House


16 March 2017 - Local Roundup

This week I've been visiting local community groups who do a lot of fantastic work in our community.

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Inequality is not sacred

It’s sometimes difficult, looking from a male perspective, to immediately notice all of the ways that women are treated less equally than men in so many aspects of their lives.  There are the obvious ones:  the gender pay gap and lower levels of representation in public life, that no-one could miss, but sometimes we just don’t see inequality for what it is.

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Turnbull cherrypicks 'umpire's' decisions

Malcolm Turnbull’s lukewarm reaction to the report handed down last week by the bipartisan Parliamentary Joint Commission on Human Rights has contrasted sharply with his support for the ‘umpire’s decision’ of the Fair Work Commission to cut penalty rates.

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Latest Liberal 18C proposal beyond reason

The Liberal Party’s latest attempt to undermine Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, put forward by Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, displays a continued ignorance of how the law actually operates.

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Labor stands strong on 18C

As the Liberal and National parties rip themselves apart over their ideological vendetta to destroy section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, Labor is united and firm - 18C must not be changed.

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