Selected Speeches

Photo of mathematics workings and pen
13 March 2018

The continual focus on the money spent on private school facilities indirectly talks down our public schools.

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Photo of horse race
13 March 2018

I am uncomfortable about young children being brainwashed into thinking there is something cool or even manly about gambling.

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Cover of book Chinese Whispers, In Search of Ivy
08 March 2018

For Pymble lawyer Alison Choy Flannigan, undertaking genealogical research has been an emotional and eye-opening experience.

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Photo of construction worker on scaffolding
08 March 2018

It brings no benefit to someone injured at work to not be able to provide proper benefits.

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Photo of roadworkers
15 February 2018

This Government has had the lowest unemployment rate in the nation for 31 consecutive months and created 140,000 jobs in the past year.

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Photo of spectacles and scales of justice clasp
14 February 2018

The bill aims to reduce court delays for all participants in the criminal justice system.

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Photo of Alister Henskens at Turramurra Lookout Garden
14 February 2018

 I congratulate John Dailey on his inspirational leadership and development of the garden and I encourage visitors to come and explore.

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Photo of Hilton Hotel Memorial
14 February 2018

Yesterday Sydney paused to remember the lives lost 40 years ago when a bomb exploded outside the city's Hilton Hotel—a terrible terror attack.

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Photo of St John's College
14 February 2018

With better governance in place, St John's College and its alumni can enjoy well in excess of another 150 years of achievement in the future.

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Photo of sureon and nurse in operating theatre
08 February 2018

Helen Wallace is a Wahroonga resident to whom many owe a large debt of gratitude.

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Photo of Judge's gavel
07 February 2018

Vexatious proceedings are inimical to the right of access to justice and can lead to the oppression of others.

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Photo of Alister Henskens SC MP, Peter Kirkwood, Richard Babb and Paul Murray
07 February 2018

All award-winners selflessly give their time, expertise and financial resources to make Ku-ring-gai a better place for others.

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