Speeches

Summary Offences and Other Legislation Amendment Bill

Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (12.17 pm): I rise to speak on the Summary Offences and Other Legislation Amendment Bill. The increasing trend of militant and aggressive activism is the ugly side of the right to protest. Commentators may praise schoolchildren who miss school...

Matter of Public Interest

Drought Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (2.26 pm): In rising to speak, I declare I have an individually droughted property declaration or IDP, as noted on my register of interests. Queensland’s drought is critical and catastrophic. Farmers and their communities have been...

Civil Liability and Other Legislation Amendment Bill

Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (4.56 pm): I rise to speak on the Civil Liability and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018. This bill results from the recommendations made by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The commission’s report,...

Matter of Public Interest

Drought Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (2.26 pm): In rising to speak, I declare I have an individually droughted property declaration or IDP, as noted on my register of interests. Queensland’s drought is critical and catastrophic. Farmers and their communities have been...

MOTION – Future Drought Fund

Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (11.24 am): I rise to speak on this motion. In doing so, I note an interest in this issue. I have lodged an individually droughted property declaration for my property. Pursuant to the standing orders, I declare that before this House so that...