Assembly Business

Reduced rates in the wake of COVID-19

July 02, 2020

As part of our continuing effort to keep the ACT economy strong in the wake of COVID-19, we will be reducing the amount of revenue we receive from residential, commercial and general rates over this financial year.

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Supporting flexible working from home arrangements

July 02, 2020

A motion I moved regarding supporting flexible working from home arrangements for ACT public servants, which was supported unanimously. Passing the motion will mean that the Government will work to support flexible working arrangements in the future for our public servants in the ways that suit individuals and their directorates.

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Congratulation to Order of Australia recipients

June 18, 2020

My speech congratulating the most recent recipients of the Order of Australia Medal. This round of awards served as a timely reminder of the amazing things Canberrans are capable of.

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Support for Business during COVID-19

June 04, 2020

My speech on the unique challenges ACT businesses have faced and the measures the ACT Government have introduced to support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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New protection for Canberrans finding work through labour hire services

May 21, 2020

My speech in support of the Labour Hire Licensing Bill 2020, which seeks to provide extra protection for Canberrans finding work through labour hire services. I am pleased that the ACT is leading by example in introducing legislation specifically to protect these workers from underpayment and wage deductions, as well as more serious breaches like unsafe work conditions and accommodation and, even more disturbing, reports of bonded labour.

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Thanking community services during COVID-19

May 07, 2020

My adjournment supporting the wonderful community spirit we have seen in Canberra during COVID-19 and also to recognise the extent and resilience of our caring and multicultural community.

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