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Contribution to Debate on Human Rights Bill 2018

On Wednesday 27 March 2019, Michael Berkman contributed to the debate on the Human Rights Bill 2018.


Disabled locked out of dozens of train stations

Fewer than two-thirds of Queensland’s 152 train stations will be accessible to disabled people by the Federal Government’s 2022 deadline.


Union plays down Glencore's decision to cap coal production

Mining giant Glencore's decision to cap its coal production will not halt the growth of Australia's exports, the CFMEU has argued, despite claims it represents a shift away from coal.


Queenslanders lose record $2.4 billion to poker machines

Queenslanders lost more than $6 million a day, or a staggering $4572 every minute, to poker machines in clubs and hotels last year.


Cheerleading MPs will sacrifice city to incinerator: Greens.

RESIDENTS in Ipswich are being sacrificed as the state government and cheerleading local MPs support Remondis' proposed incinerator, the Greens say.


Queenslanders will get their say on euthanasia as issues paper tabled

QUEENSLANDERS are being asked for their views on euthanasia as part of a historic and wide-ranging review into aged, palliative and terminally ill care.


Question Time: Natural Disasters, Climate and Coal

On Thursday 14 February 2019, Michael asked the Premier how Labor can justify allowing new coal mining and gas fracking even after she admitted that climate change is making natural disasters even worse.


Second reading speech - Waste Reduction and Recycling (Waste Levy) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

On Thursday 14 February 2019, Michael gave the second reading speech on the Waste Reduction and Recycling (Waste Levy) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018.


Speech on School Overcrowding, Public Transport and Infrastructure Changes

On Thursday 14 February 2019, Michael spoke on issues affecting the Maiwar electorate, including school overcrowding, public transport and potential infrastructure opportunities


Government asked to consider free public transport for all kids

Greens MP Michael Berkman wants Queensland children to travel on public transport for free in a multimillion-dollar plan to bust congestion.


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