Second Reading: Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Crimes Against Children and Community Protection Measures) Bill 2019, Senate, 15 June 2020

It’s my great pleasure to rise and speak on the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Crimes Against Children and Community Protection Measures) Bill 2019. The Morrison government is resolute in its commitment to protect children from sexual abuse. For too long, people who sexually abuse children have been receiving grossly inadequate Read more…

15 June 2020

Adjournment: Premier Andrews must cancel BRI, Senate, 11 June 2020

I rise in this adjournment debate to place on the record in the Australian Senate my profound concern about the Victorian Labor government’s treacherous decision to enter into a belt-and-road initiative agreement, or BRI, with the Chinese communist government. I say ‘treacherous’—and that’s a strong word—because that’s exactly what it Read more…

11 June 2020