Delivered at Melbourne University.Read more
Many members in this place have been feeling a sense of deja vu these past few months. This Prime Minister, who so many Australians thought would lead or hoped would lead a reformist government, has not only failed to renounce the unpopular and flawed policies of the Abbott government but, like a recidivist who cannot help himself, has re-embraced and pursued these failed policies even while knowing that they are bad for the country.Read more
THE PLEBISCITE: WHAT WOULD MENZIES, HOWARD & WHITLAM HAVE DONE?
Delivered at the Whitlam Institute by the Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMGRead more
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.Read more
Perth, Western Australia.Read more
I acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, and pay my respects to their Elders, past and present.Read more
In Isaacs, as the eternal Roy Slaven and HG Nelson used to say, too much sport is never enough.Read more