Hon Judi Moylan


Speeches


HIGHER EDUCATION LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (STUDENT SERVICES AND AMENITIES, AND OTHER MEASURES) BILL 2009

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (7.35 pm)—Now that the new university year has well and truly got underway, there are campuses all over Australia brimming with enthusiastic young students, full of hope for their new venture into higher education. They excitedly look forward to the day that they c... ... (17-Mar)

Matters of Public Importance

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (4.45 pm)—The member must have been asleep at the wheel somewhere if he did not notice the Howard government’s Investing in Our Schools Program or Roads to Recovery. They were similarly well received by the Australian community. When the Rudd Labor government came... ... (17-Mar)

SOCIAL SECURITY AND VETERANS’ ENTITLEMENTS AMENDMENT (COMMONWEALTH SENIORS HEALTH CARE CARD) BILL 2009

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (12.02 pm)—It is great to have the opportunity to follow on from where I left off yesterday on the Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment (Commonwealth Seniors Health Card) Bill 2009. Back in 2007, prior to the last election, the Prime Minister promis... ... (17-Mar)

Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Identity Crimes and Other Measures) Bill 2008

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (6.27 pm)—I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak, and I thank my colleague the member for Lyne for allowing me to precede him so that I can fulfil my obligations in the Main Committee. I also rise to speak on the Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Identi... ... (25-Feb)

Food Labelling

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (4.12 pm)—When you pick up a jar of gherkins and read ‘Made in Australia’, you think the food which you have purchased is Australian grown, but in truth, when more than 50 per cent of the cost of production or manufacture was incurred in Australia, ‘Made in Austral... ... (18-Feb)

Economic Stimulus Package

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (9.22 pm)—Along with the rest of the global community, Australia faces challenges that will once again test our resilience, ingenuity, work ethic and entrepreneurship. Australia is a young nation and our successes in all fields are disproportionate to our populat... ... (17-Feb)

Fire Condolence Motion

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (5.59 pm)—The malevolent course of fire and the subsequent tragic loss of life and destruction of property, stock and wildlife in Victoria have certainly galvanised this parliament and indeed the nation in an outpouring of grief, sympathy and support. It is indeed ... ... (10-Feb)

CUSTOMS AMENDMENT (AUSTRALIA-CHILE FREE TRADE AGREEMENT IMPLEMENTATION) BILL 2008

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (6.55 p.m.)—I would like to take the opportunity right at the outset to acknowledge the work of the member for Ryan. I had the great pleasure of working with the member for Ryan in the previous parliament. I was the chair of the Australia-China Parliamentary Group ... ... (10-Nov)

TAX LAWS AMENDMENT (EDUCATION REFUND) BILL 2008 Second Reading

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (4.09 p.m.)—by leave—Prior to question time I was giving some insight into the coalition’s record on education, because it has come under considerable criticism. The coalition invested significantly in education both in the public sector and the private sector. I w... ... (09-Nov)

TAX LAWS AMENDMENT (EDUCATION REFUND) BILL 2008- Part 1

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (1.48 p.m.)—I am pleased to rise in this House to speak on the Tax Laws Amendment (Education Refund) Bill 2008. The bill amends the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to introduce the education tax refund or the ETR, as it is commonly known. The ETR will provide a 50 p... ... (09-Nov)

PRIVATE MEMBERS’ BUSINESS- Housing

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (8.51 p.m.)—I move: That the House: (1) recognises the serious state of housing availability and affordability in the public, not for profit and private sector in many cities and towns in Australia and the hardship it causes those on low and fixed incomes; ... ... (09-Nov)

PRIVATE MEMBERS’ BUSINESS- Zimbabwe

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (9.25 p.m.)—I have now spoken on motions and brought motions in relation to Zimbabwe several times over the last few years. I have to say that it saddens me to think that we are again debating this issue in this chamber, but I thank the member for Melbourne Ports f... ... (09-Nov)

NATIONAL RENTAL AFFORDABILITY SCHEME (CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) BILL 2008 second reading

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (5.22 p.m.)—I rise to speak on the National Rental Affordability Scheme Bill 2008 and the National Rental Affordability Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008. I think that I would like to start with a quote from Julian Disney from the University of New South ... ... (20-Oct)

PRIVATE MEMBERS’ BUSINESS- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

There are many dreadful human rights abuses in the world, and the previous motion by the member for Sturt gave us a glimpse of the terrible trade in children for the purposes of the cocoa industry. Amongst some of the worst human rights abuses in the world are those hideous human righ... ... (19-Oct)

Adjournment- Poverty

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (12.40 p.m.)—In an article in Time magazine in 2005, Jeffrey D Sachs wrote an article entitled ‘The End of Poverty’. It is a powerful word portrait of the scourge of extreme poverty, but it is hopeful. Sachs said: “The task of ending extreme poverty is a collect... ... (15-Oct)

Kokoda Track Campaign

Debate resumed, on motion by Mrs Moylan: That the House: (1) recognises the importance of the Kokoda Track campaign in Word War II in stopping the overland Japanese advance to Port Moresby, which would have given the enemy a beachhead into Australia; (2) acknowledges the courage, e... ... (12-Oct)

Standing Committee Family, Community, Housing and Youth report into volunteering

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (8.46 pm)—I rise to support the report of the Standing Committee Family, Community, Housing and Youth into community and welfare volunteering arising from the recent roundtable. Volunteering and its diversity are the heart and soul of the Australian community. I... ... (12-Oct)

Age Pension

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (7.05 pm)—At the outset, I thank the member for Tangney for bringing this motion. I think the member for Shortland was a little misguided as to the intent of this motion, because my understanding is that it is a motion to lift the amount that an age pensioner can e... ... (21-Sep)

Local Food Industry

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (8.30 pm)—It is a great privilege to be able to raise some matters of concern not only to my constituency but to the whole country—and that is concerns for farmers and food producers and the importance of food security in our country. I think it is fair to say that... ... (21-Sep)

Human Trafficking

Mrs MOYLAN (Pearce) (7.50 pm)—I thank the member for Bonner for bringing this motion to the House and for raising the issue of human trafficking once again in this place, as it continues to be a matter of great shame to the international community. The inability of the international c... ... (21-Sep)

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