Youth Mental Health Petition

PARLIAMENT, CANBERRA:  I rise tonight to table a very important petition. This petition which I have in front of me has over 10,000 signatures—10,284 to be precise. This makes it the second-largest petition in my electorate which covers the Knox area in outer-eastern Melbourne. I launched this petition with Pauline Renzow, a local resident, a…

Manufacturing and Carbon Tax

PARLIAMENT, CANBERRA: We have just had a 15-minute speech by the Member for Lindsay on a matter of public importance which concerns the carbon tax’s impact on our manufacturing sector. The Member for Lindsay talked about the payroll tax and the land tax. Even Work Choices came up. He talked about the Coalition’s policies, but…