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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Luck of the Draw NBN for Sunnybank Hills

Local MP Graham Perrett invited Shadow Communications Minister Michelle Rowland MP to Sunnybank Hills to discuss the frustrations of businesses stuck with Malcolm Turnbull’s second-rate NBN.

In Sunnybank Hills, residents and businesses have been lumped with a multi-technology mess under Malcolm Turnbull’s second rate NBN plan.

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More Political Bloodshed: but for a good cause

Ahead of the Australian Red Cross Blood Service’s National Blood Donor Week which runs from 11 – 17 June, Graham Perrett MP, the Federal Member for Moreton, is encouraging more Australians to become regular blood donors.

Earlier this week Mr Perrett rolled up his own sleeve for his 50th blood donation at the collection point in Griffith University’s Nathan Campus.

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Queenslanders Let Down by Do-Nothing Federal Government

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

GRAHAM PERRETT MP
OPPOSITION WHIP
MEMBER FOR MORETON

Not only has the Abbott-Turnbull Government failed to implement any of its own measures to ease the burden of Queenslanders who are faced with the clean-up after Cyclone Debbie and the subsequent flooding, but it has dumped sensible measures put in place by Labor after the 2011 floods.

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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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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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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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Test for Turnbull: 18C Report does not recommend changes to existing law

Today the Committee set up to water down race hate speech has found no basis to recommend any changes to Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act.

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Zombie Divorce Tax lives on

On top of the cruel cuts to family benefits announced this week comes another shock – the independent Parliamentary Budget Office’s latest unlegislated measures update has confirmed the government’s plans to implement its “divorce tax”, which targets families going through painful separations.

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