Parliamentary Speeches

Intelligence Services Amendment (Enhanced Parliamentary Oversight of Intelligence Agencies) Bill 2018
14 August 2018
This Bill will amend the Intelligence Services Act 2001 to extend parliamentary scrutiny to the operations of Australia's national security and intelligence agencies.
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Future Of Australia's Naval Shipbuilding Industry Inquiry Report
28 June 2018
I also commend this report to the Senate. The committee has done a fantastic job in covering a whole range of different aspects of naval...
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National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage and Foreign Interference) Bill 2017, Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill 2017 Second Reading
27 June 2018
Last December, the Turnbull government introduced the National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage and Foreign Interference) Bill 2017 and the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill 2017.
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Question Time: Radioactive Waste
27 June 2018
Senator PATRICK: My question is to the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senate Canavan, and relates to the site selection process for a national...
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Treasury Laws Amendment (Personal Income Tax Plan) Bill 2018
20 June 2018
I will be brief in my contribution to on the Treasury Laws Amendment (Personal Income Tax Plan) Bill.
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Question Time: Defence Procurement
20 June 2018
Senator PATRICK: My question is to the Minister for Defence and concerns the nationally important Future Submarine project.
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