Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government

Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness 

Speeches

Tribute to Bob Hawke

House of Representatives, Parliament of Australia ***CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY*** When JFK was killed in 1963 Bob Hawke was having his first crack at trying to win a seat here in the Australian Parliament. He was running for the seat of Corio – the seat my friend Richard... read more...


Speech: Australian Local Government Association

AUSTRALIAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION - NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY  CANBERRA TUESDAY, 18 JUNE 2019 ***CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY***   As a kid, growing up in Western Sydney, local government for me was the park I played soccer at on the weekend. It was the lights that let... read more...


Speech: Launch of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry's fourth National Trade Survey Report

JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENTSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND  LAUNCH OF THE AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY FOURTH  NATIONAL TRADE SURVEY REPORT 2018 TUESDAY, 26 MARCH 2019 *** CHECK... read more...


Mr Brian and Mrs Fleur Wenham

Federation Chamber CONSTITUENCY STATEMENTS Mr Brian and Mrs Fleur Wenham    Mr CLARE (Blaxland) (16:18): Last month I got an email from a woman named Carol, telling me that her mum and her dad live in my electorate and that they were about to celebrate their 60th wedding... read more...


Address to Minerals Council of Australia - Minerals Week Seminar

  ADDRESS TO MINERALS COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA – MINERALS WEEK SEMINAR   THURSDAY, 14 FEBRUARY 2019 *** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY ***         When I was at high school I wanted to be a doctor.   I did work experience at the local hospital.    But to become a doctor I... read more...


AFR India Business Summit

AFR INDIA BUSINESS SUMMIT THURSDAY, 22 NOVEMBER 2018  *** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY ***   Australia and India have a special kind of bond.   We share a lot more than an ocean.   We share a history.   Last week we commemorated the end of World War I.   In that war we... read more...


24 men Bankstown forgot

Federation Chamber, Parliament of Australia   Wednesday, 24 September 2018    ******** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY **********   1.  George Butcher 2. Lawler Sutton Byrne 3. Alfred Callaghan 4. Walter James Edward Callaghan 5. Sidney J Currall 6. George Arthur Dale 7.... read more...


Second Reading Speech - A fair go for Australians in trade Bill 2018

SECOND READING SPEECH A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIANS IN TRADE BILL 2018 MONDAY, 15 OCTOBER 2018    *** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY ***   I move that this bill be now read a second time.   Trade creates jobs.   According to the Centre for International Economics (CIE) one in five... read more...


Bankstown Sports Club 60th birthday

Federation Chamber, Parliament of Australia   Monday, 18 September 2018    ******** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY **********   Bankstown is the heart of my electorate and Bankstown Sports Club is the heart of Bankstown. And this year it turns 60. In February of 1958, Bankstown... read more...


Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (Implementing legislation)

  House of Representatives, Parliament of Australia  Thursday 13th September, 2018   ******** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY **********   Thank you Mr Deputy Speaker   Labor will support this legislation.   It implements the tariff cuts that the government agreed to make... read more...