Coptic Christianity in Egypt

PARLIAMENT HOUSE, CANBERRA:  Coptic Christianity in Egypt is one of the most remarkable religious and cultural traditions of the world. This ethno-religious group reaches back 2,000 years to the time of the apostles. The Christian Copts once formed the majority of Egypt’s population. Today they are a vulnerable minority in a predominantly Muslim country. Last…

Development in Knox

PARLIAMENT HOUSE, CANBERRA:  My electorate of Aston in outer eastern melbourne is a beautiful electorate, made up of suburban family homes and leafy streets. It is the nature of the suburbs which makes it so attractive for families. But the nature of the community is under threat by medium- and sometimes even high-density housing that is getting…