Second reading speech, Treasury Laws Amendment (News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code) Bill 2021, 22 February 2021

 It is my great pleasure to rise to speak on the Treasury Laws Amendment (News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code) Bill 2021. This bill brings together the results of three years of extensive public consultation by the Morrison government with stakeholders right across Australia’s vast media landscape. Read more…

Question without Notice to Minister for International Development and the Pacific Senator the Hon Zed Seselja, Supporting the Pacific through the pandemic, 2 February 2021

 Senator HENDERSON (Victoria) (14:55): I am delighted to ask the Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Seselja, his first question as a minister of our government. Can the minister advise the Senate on how the Morrison government is supporting— Opposition senators interjecting— The PRESIDENT: Order on my Read more…

Second reading, Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019, Senate, 10 December 2020

It’s my great pleasure to rise and speak on the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019. The Morrison government’s focus on keeping Australians safe is one of our most important priorities, and this bill represents further measures to keep Australians safe. The passing of this Read more…