Shimon Peres condolence motion

Shimon Peres, who passed away on 28 September in Tel Aviv, was one of Israel’s best known and most loved public figures.

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Plebiscite (Same-sex marriage) Bill 2016 debate

Labor rejects the false choice presented by the government that it is either a plebiscite or nothing when it comes to marriage equality in Australia.

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The Plebiscite: What would Menzies, Howard and Whitlam have done? - The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG

THE PLEBISCITE: WHAT WOULD MENZIES, HOWARD & WHITLAM HAVE DONE?

Delivered at the Whitlam Institute by the Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG

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Address to the Freedom for Faith Conference, Melbourne

I have long been a supporter of marriage equality. That does not mean that I do not appreciate that it is an issue that is difficult for many people. It is an issue that has been difficult for many within my own party.

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Speech To The Annual Conference Of The National Association Of Community Legal Centres

Perth, Western Australia.

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John Curtin Oration

Creswick, Victoria.

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Launch Of Labor's Plan For A More Creative Australia

I acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, and pay my respects to their Elders, past and present.

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Speech on Club2Club Swim and Carrum Coast Guard Around the River Fun Run

In Isaacs, as the eternal Roy Slaven and HG Nelson used to say, too much sport is never enough.

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Supporting The Australian Screen Industry

It really is a pleasure to come here this afternoon to talk to you about the Australian screen industry.  And specifically to talk with you about what I believe the proper role for government should be in fostering that industry. 

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Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill

I rise to speak to the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015.

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