Remembrance Day is a time to remember and reflect on all of those men and women who have served and sacrificed their lives for our country.
Every town in Australia has its own story and its own personal connection to the terrible conflicts of war, and today we honour and renew that personal connection.
In my view ISD represents an unconscionable risk and at the very least should be excluded between Australia and the US, Japan, and Canada, just as we have already excluded it between Australia and New Zealand.
Nothing can really prepare you for the first time you stand up to speak in the House of Representatives; it’s a special moment, and I was glad to acknowledge my family and the wider Freo community that has shaped me as person.
On the campaign trail it was notable just how many people talked to me about jobs lost, contracts coming to an end and not being renewed, and when there was work on offer the fact that it was in similar roles for a lot less money.