Speeches

11 December, 2017
Mr ENTSCH (Leichhardt) (10:13): I present the explanatory memorandum to this bill and move:That this bill be now read a second time.Mr Speaker, as I'm sure you are well aware, I've been a long-time advocate for changes in this area and initially I fo... Read more
11 December, 2017
Mr ENTSCH (Leichhardt) (15:45): On this amendment, I just want to indicate I'll certainly be opposing it. This is an amendment that will radically wind back our discrimination protection—an amendment that directly targets LGBTI people.So let be me cl... Read more
11 December, 2017
Mr ENTSCH (Leichhardt) (09:33): I thank honourable members for their contributions to the second reading debate on the Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Bill 2017. I would particularly like toacknowledge at this point the co-sign... Read more
05 December, 2017
I’d like to congratulate the Defence Force on its announcement of a $300 million upgrade to the naval base HMAS Cairns and the home basing of four new Offshore Patrol Vessels in Leichhardt. The 2016 Defence White Paper had originally committed... Read more
05 December, 2017
There has been much talk about the performance of the major political parties in the Queensland Election. I am now going to shift the spotlight onto the criminal activity carried out by the Wilderness Society. On the 23rd of November, just two day... Read more
05 December, 2017
I have been a long-time advocate for changes in this area, and initially found the journey to be very lonely, but it was something I was determined to do. In 2004, when the Parliament changed the definition of marriage to exclude LGBTI Australians... Read more
11 September, 2017
I rise today to boast, if you like, about outstanding achievements in my beautiful city of Cairns. Cairns is set to become Australia's major hub for maintenance and sustainment work on the Australian Navy and industry ships after the government deliv... Read more
11 September, 2017
I would like to congratulate members of the Cairns Rifle Club for their outstanding gold medal wins at the world championships in Canada last month. Marty Lobert, Peter Carter and Steven Lazarus were all part of the winning Australian F-class rifle t... Read more
07 September, 2017
 I stand in support of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Bill 2017. From my perspective, work has always acted as a great provider for people in so many ways. It gives people a sense of purpose and the opportunity to par... Read more
04 September, 2017
In speaking to this motion I'd like to focus on tuberculosis, which is very much a disease of poverty. As a director of the Global TB Caucus and the Australian convenor for the Global HIV, Malaria and Tuberculosis Caucus, I'm also the co-chair of the... Read more
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