Knox Honour Roll gathers support and funding

PARLIAMENT HOUSE, Canberra: Just over 12 months ago, I launched in conjunction with the major veterans and services organisations a campaign to build an honour roll in the Knox municipality to honour those fallen servicemen and servicewomen from the past. It is something which is missing in our community presently. This will be an honour…

The way forward for Indigenous Education

PALRIAMENT HOUSE, Canberra: I rise to speak on the Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment Bill 2013. In some respects this is a non controversial bill because all it does is extend for a further year the funding of three particular initiatives. So the Coalition will not be opposing this bill, but I do have some concerns…