Speeches

These are extraordinary times, demanding extraordinary leadership.

The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed us to our limits and people are understandably anxious and afraid for their health, wellbeing and livelihoods. 

In this time of uncertainty, people are looking to their governments to make tough decisions in the public interest; 

May 12, 2020

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Awarding an Order of Australia to so-called "men's rights" activist Bettina Arndt in recognition of her "significant service to the community as a social commentator, and to gender equity through advocacy for men" should be seen for what it is: a slap in the face for the countless victims of sexual assault and family violence in our community.

March 04, 2020

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Cheree Toka is a proud Kamilaroi woman and activist who has campaigned for years to have the Aboriginal flag flown permanently on the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

March 04, 2020

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The Department of Education's tender processes unfairly privilege private operators over community and council‑run services. We cannot let private interests creep into our playgrounds.

March 04, 2020

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The War on Compassion highlights Reverend Bill Crew's generosity of spirit, and years of campaigning for greater support for those experiencing homelessness and addiction.

March 04, 2020

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A notice of motion condemning the decision by the Government to rip up Richard Murden Netball Courts, Haberfield. 

March 04, 2020

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A notice of motion condemning the Government's decision to rip up cycling and walking links for WestConnex construction.

March 03, 2020

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Paddle against Plastic is part of a 10-day intensive clean-up of the river system that has seen over 6.6 tonnes of rubbish pulled from the river in just 5 days.

March 03, 2020

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The Newtown Jets are Australia's oldest rugby league club and are celebrating 112 years of footy this year.

March 03, 2020

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Since 2015 there has been a 25 per cent increase in the number of women playing cricket in Australia, and the inner west has been spearheading the growth of girls' and women's cricket across Sydney.

March 03, 2020