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Glenbog State Forest [Speech]

This speech was given on 14/10/2014. You can read the original contribution here Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [10.36 p.m.]: Yesterday morning I visited Glenbog State Forest in the south of New South Wales to join local wildlife carers and forestry protectors to examine the impact of recent logging operations on the forest and in particular on […]

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Grandmothers Against Removals [Speech]

This speech was made on 11/09/2014. You can read the original contribution here Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [3.40 p.m.]: New South Wales children from Aboriginal communities are being removed from their families at an unprecedented rate. Too many Aboriginal children are being removed not just from their families but also from their traditional country. The Stolen […]

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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 making a crucial decision on James Packer’s casino. The question is: Will […]

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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 of the members opposite would have had the courage to […]

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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 whole term, that means another two budgets just like it. It […]

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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 Emergency Services. Given today’s Independent Commission Against Corruption [ICAC] finding that […]

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