Penalty Rates - Labor Introduces a Bill

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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Malcolm Turnbull: Caving to Racists

As Deputy Chair of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights (PCHR). This Committee has five Liberal MPs and Senators. I note that our recent report did NOT recommend changing the Racial Discrimination Act.

However, today Malcolm Turnbull and his government have chosen to ignore this report handed down only three weeks ago, today.

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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



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