Releases

Planning for Post-Pandemic Recovery Must Start Now
30 March 2020
Senator Rex Patrick has called on the Federal Government to commence work on a recovery and nation-building program to roll out after the coronavirus pandemic ends.
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Student Doctors and Nurses Should be Readied to Reinforce our Health Workforce
18 March 2020
South Australian Senator Rex Patrick has called on Australian Governments and universities to move urgently to mobilise medical and nursing students to form an auxiliary...
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Statement on Senator Patrick's COVID-19 Self-Isolation and Testing
18 March 2020
In response to multiple requests to provide an update on my health status following my contact with Senator Bragg I make the following statement:I attended...
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Morrison Government Dragging Feet on Europe Entry Ban Decision
14 March 2020
Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick today called on the Morrison Government to move without further delay to impose entry bans on foreign travellers from Europe...
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Transparency and Honesty Required on Government Coronavirus Projections
11 March 2020
South Australian Senator Rex Patrick has called on the Australian Government to publish its current modelling and projections of the likely spread of the coronavirus...
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'Smoke and Mirrors' from Morrison Government on Fuel Reserves
9 March 2020
"News that Minister Taylor is in the US to sign up to relying on the US for Australia’s fuel security is an abrogation of our...
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Coronavirus Response - Early Budget and Consideration of Rescheduled Parliamentary Sittings Required
9 March 2020
South Australian Senator Rex Patrick today called on the Morrison Government to bring forward the Federal Budget to mid-April and be prepared to reschedule parliamentary...
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Senate Supports Establishment of Inquiry Into Domestic Violence
26 February 2020
Senator Rex Patrick has welcomed the Senate's decision to support an inquiry into domestic violence.
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