Cairns going for growth in line with G20 aims

LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch has highlighted in Parliament the opportunities that will come out of Cairns hosting the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in September. Mr Entsch was speaking on a Private Member’s Motion put up by Teresa Gambaro MP, the Member for Brisbane and the city hosting the G20 leaders meeting…

Defence Forces Retirement Benefits Legislation Amendment (Far Indexation) Bill 2014

I certainly welcome the opportunity to speak on this bill today. Australia’s veterans have waited a long time for this reform. This government was elected with a four-pillar policy for veterans and their families, which included recognising the unique nature of military service, maintaining a stand-alone Department of Veterans’ Affairs, tackling mental health challenges faced…