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Learning more about pathology at St Vincent’s

Pathologists are sometimes referred to as the doctors’ doctors and I found out more about them during a tour of SydPath at St Vincent’s Hospital today.

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26th August 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog

The Corporate Plan in Detail

The good news is that the NBN is powering ahead – with more than 1.2 million premises now able to order a service and 546,000 families and businesses already online as paying customers.

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24th August 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog

Blog: A Vote on Same Sex Marriage

Many of my constituents have written to me about the same sex marriage debate and so with the aim of clarifying some of the issues they have raised I have written this blog.

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16th August 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog

Domestic violence in Wentworth

Domestic violence is a real and serious issue in Wentworth and I am learning more about it so that I am better placed to advocate on behalf of victims.

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13th August 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog

Blog: 20 Years Too Long To Wait for Broadband Upgrades

The AFR has quoted Malcolm Rodrigues, from Singapore-based ‘MyRepublic’ as saying that the multi-technology mix will be a ‘shit’ network and that Australians should instead wait for up to 20 years for broadband upgrades.

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11th August 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog

Blog: Ensuring the NBN Satellite Revolutionises Life in the Bush

A story in The Weekend Australian stated that the National Broadband Network is ‘failing those who need it most: the bush folk who eke out a living from the hard plains of this country’.  This is not true and doesn’t take into account the significant work the nbn™ has undertaken both with the industry and other levels of Governments to deliver a service that will truly revolutionise life in the bush.

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3rd August 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog

Let’s get more women into politics

I have put my hand up to be a Male Champion of Change to encourage more women into politics.

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15th July 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog

NBN Meets its June 30 Targets

The nbn has met its financial year rollout targets for only the second time since the company was established.

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13th July 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog

ABC Board Statement on Q&A

The ABC Board’s Statement concerning the Q&A program of the 22nd of June shows that the Directors have met, considered the issues relating to that program in the light of their statutory responsibilities and taken some action. I welcome their associated decision to initiate an independent review of Q&A to be undertaken by the former Managing Director of SBS, Mr Shaun Brown and the distinguished television journalist, Mr Ray Martin.

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1st July 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog, Media Releases

Help the Wayside Chapel help those who have fallen by the wayside

Let’s help the Wayside Chapel continue its good work for the many marginalised people in Sydney by donating to their 2015 winter appeal.

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5th June 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog