Speeches

Private Member’s Statement

Drought Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (2.06 pm): As noted on my register of interest, I declare I have an individually droughted property declaration. It is a disgrace that the Premier and agriculture minister will not own up to the government’s drought cuts. Yesterday I...

Innovation, Tourism Development and Environment Committee

Report, Motion to Take Note Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (3.15 pm): I rise to speak on the report titled Examination of Auditor-General Report No. 7: 2018-19—Conserving threatened species. This report highlights the gap between stark reality and the government’s...

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,...