First Speech

  Australians don’t trust politicians. It’s a universal truth. In fact, Australians are losing faith across the four sectors of the economy—government, media, corporate and non-government organisations. But for my new role as senator for Queensland it is concerning—most concerning—that people’s trust in Australia’s institution of government, which has delivered peace and stability in this…

Union Tax

The ACTU claims that changes to our workplace relations framework are needed to address insecure work and flat lining wage growth. But at a time when unions are making record profits from side ventures while membership rates sit at record lows, the tax-free status of unions as non-for-profit organisations is ripe for reform. Major unions…