Barangaroo Development [Speech]

This speech was delivered on 02/07/2014 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the original contribution here Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [11.36 a.m.]: This Government will soon have the opportunity to prove that it is serious about cleaning up planning in New South Wales by...

Liverpool City Council Election Campaign [Question Time]

This speech was delivered on 29 May 2014 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: My question without notice is directed to the Minister for Roads and Freight, representing the Minister for Local Government. Noting that on...

Senate Lee Rhiannon [Motion Debate]

This speech was delivered on 29th May 2014 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here.   Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [11.07 a.m.]: This motion was raised by the Government Whip once Senator Lee Rhiannon was no longer in this Parliament, because none...

Federal Budget [Speech]

This speech was delievered on 28th May in the NSW Upper House. You can read the original contribution here.   Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [10.28 p.m.]: Tony Abbott’s budget is the most brutal and regressive in memory. It is only his first. Assuming he serves his...

Crimes Amendment (Strangulation) Bill 2014 [Legislation Debate]

This speech was delivered on 28th May 2014 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here.   Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [5.37 p.m.]: On behalf of The Greens I speak to the Crimes Amendment (Strangulation) Bill 2014. This bill amends section 37 of the...

Commissioner of NSW State Emergency Service [Question Time]

This speech was delivered on 28th May 2014 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here.   Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: I direct my question to the Minister for Ageing, and Minister for Disability Services, representing the Minister for Police and...

Bentley Blockade [Motion Debate]

This speech was delivered on 15/05/2014 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here.   Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [12.25 p.m.]: I move: (1) That this House expresses its support for the right of communities to engage in peaceful, nonviolent protests...

Hunter Child Sexual Abuse Special Commission of Inquiry [Speech]

This speech was delivered on 14/05/2014 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the original contribution here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [7.02 p.m.]: The task of any royal commission or special commission of inquiry is to uncover the truth. This should be the sole goal of the...

Planning Laws [Speech]

This speech was delivered on 25/3/2014 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the original contribution here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [7.10 p.m.]: When elected in 2011 the O’Farrell Government had a clear mandate to make new laws to return planning powers to the...