Speeches

Sydney Airport Electric Bus Launch

Thursday, 20 October 2016

I would like to thank Kerrie and staff at Sydney Airport for inviting me here today.

Firstly, I would like to acknowledge the Kameygal [pronounced KAY-MAY-GAL] People of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of this land we are meeting on today. I pay my respects to their Elders past and present, and to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island People here today.

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Greyhound Racing in NSW

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

I rise in the House this evening to speak about the Greyhound Racing Prohibition Bill 2016 that will ban greyhound racing in NSW from the 1st July 2017. I want to be clear with regards to this legislation and that is that I stand shoulder to shoulder with the Premier and Deputy Premier and support the introduction of this Bill.

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Speech to the Seoul Metropolitan Council Delegation

Friday, 06 May 2016

Let me begin by thanking the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Seoul Metropolitan Council, Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Urban, Planning and Management Committee and all members of the delegation, along with Mr President and Madam Speaker, Members of Parliament, distinguished guests.

I am honoured to have been asked to give the vote of thanks today on behalf of the NSW Parliament.

To start with, this is the second visit from the Seoul Municipal Council, which I have assisted in welcoming to Parliament since my election in 2011.

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Chinese New Year

Friday, 26 February 2016

Madam Speaker I rise today in this House to acknowledge the significant and outstanding contribution of the Australian-Chinese community and to wish all a very Happy Chinese New Year.

2016 is the Year of the Monkey and represents a clever and thoughtful approach to life and its challenges.  I am proud to have been invited and involved in a large number of Lunar New Year celebrations across Sydney and in my electorate.

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