Speeches

Queensland Veterans’ Council Bill

Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (6.43 pm): I rise to speak on the Queensland Veterans’ Council Bill 2021. The title of the bill is a misnomer. It is misleading. It implies that it will deal with veterans issues. In reality, the government is proposing a bill which is really...

Housing Legislation Amendment Bill

Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (4.53 pm): I rise to speak on the Housing Legislation Amendment Bill. In accordance with my register of interests I advise the House that I own a rental property. The bill aims to amend a number of acts in favour of tenants as part of the...

Adjournment – Rainbow Beach Fire and Emergency Services Station

Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (7.00 pm): Last week the Minister for Police and Minister for Fire and Emergency Services officially opened the new Rainbow Beach Fire and Emergency Services station. The Cooloola Coast community is pleased it is open because it has been a long...

Adjournment – Seasonal Labour Shortage

Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (5.59 pm): Daily we rely on Queensland’s growers. Whether it is juicy stone fruit, the salad we make or the veggies on our dinner plate—this world-class produce is possible because of the daily efforts of Queensland’s horticulturalists. COVID...

Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill

Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (4.37 pm): I rise to speak on the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021. It is cliche to say that there is a lot of emotion in arguments for and against this bill. There is grief in any death—for the dying and for those left. We cannot take away...