Here are a few thoughts on the rollout of the NDIS which is currently underway here in Brisbane.Read more
On 22 August 2018 I spoke in Parliament calling for reform of the Budget Estimates process to increase accountability and transparency.Read more
I spoke in Parliament on the government's bill to dissolve the Ipswich City Council.Read more
One of the major issues Maiwar locals have been consistently raising over the past few months is rampant, inappropriate, and unsustainable development in our community. I had the rare opportunity to raise these issues with the Queensland Parliament.Read more
We must put people before profit and stand up to the corporate donor class.Read more
A couple of days ago I gave this speech in Parliament about the proposal for 45 pokies at the Pig N Whistle, Indooroopilly. The pub is a few metres from my office, close to childcare, schools, churches, and is part of the Indro shopping centre, a family-friendly hub. Community sentiment is absolutely opposed to this. Like me, the vast majority of people want the Pig to remain a place where people can gather to socialise in a fun and safe environment, not fall victim to addictive, dangerous gaming machines.
I'm hopeful that we can defeat this proposal. Stay tuned.Read more
I spoke in support of the bill to address discrimination against transgender people. There is still work to be done but this is a step in the right direction.Read more