Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann
Topic(s): Easing restrictions, returning Australians from overseas, unemployment rate
The Government welcomes the report of the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters (JSCEM) Inquiry into the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Ensuring Fair Representation of the Northern Territory) Bill 2020 (Fair Representation Bill).
The Australian Government is set to break ground on the next section of the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail following approval of the Narrabri to North Star Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
Topic(s): 2020-21 Budget, OECD
Topic(s): 2020-21 Budget
Mr President, each significant occasion for me in this chamber, from the moment I started sitting in that seat right up the back—the moment when I gave my first speech, every budget—my wife, Hayley, would be in the chamber with me, and that was always very special.