Full Name: Peta Murphy.
Title: Member of Parliament.
Electorate: Dunkley.
Political Party: Australian Labor Party
Entered House: 2019-05-18
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Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2019-2020 today is something that is supported by the Labor Party and contains important measures that should go through. But people should be in no doubt that when the Morrison government talks about their great handling of the economy and their great handling of finances they are trying to pull the wool over Australians' eyes. It's an example of debate in this...
2020-03-02

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Certainly. Under Prime Minister's leadership economic growth is in real trouble. Australians know that under the Prime Minister's leadership they are struggling. They know that one of the reasons why they are so concerned about how we as a country are going to deal with the economic hits from coronavirus and the bushfires is that under Prime Minister Morrison's leadership— An opposition...
2020-03-02

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Today at 3 o'clock while many of us in this place will be in question time the mighty Australian cricket team will be taking on New Zealand for the sudden-death play-off to make it into the finals of the world T20 championships. Some of us will be checking the updates on our phone while paying attention to question time. The final is—
2020-03-02

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I know but we will be. I hear people saying 'Shame!' but we will be. The women's T20 final is on Sunday at the home of sport in Melbourne the mighty MCG. I'm really proud to be taking 10 young women from Dunkley—from Frankston Women's Cricket Club and Carrum Downs Mount Eliza and Langwarrin cricket clubs—to that event. We are going to be part of the crowd and world-famous...
2020-03-02

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Today I want to talk about a subject that is quite difficult for some people and some families but is really important—organ donation and donating your body to science when you pass. It can be a really difficult conversation to have with your loved ones to ask them what they want done with their body when they die. For people who have a chronic disease or who are facing a shortened...
2020-02-26

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We're at a time in politics in Australia where people are crying out for government that delivers substance over spin where people are crying out for decisions on things like infrastructure projects and sporting facilities to be delivered on the basis of merit not political expediency. So is it any wonder that at the moment trust in government is at an all-time low? Sadly we've witnessed...
2020-02-26

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Following the exposure of Minister Robert 's secret decision to shut down the Mornington Medicare and Centrelink office the Mornington Community Information and Support Centre organised a petition to get this decision overturned . More than 2 00 locals have signed it a nd I'm here today to presen t it. According to local community groups about 800 people a week access that Centrelink and...
2020-02-26

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by leave—Yesterday when speaking on the paid parental leave bill I related my mother's story of career and motherhood as I've always understood it to be. In the afternoon I sent my mum and dad the Hansard greens. Last night my parents called me to say they were impressed with and proud of my speech as parents do but they also wanted me to know that I had made a small factual error....
2020-02-25

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Like everyone else in this House I rise today to support the Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Flexibility Measures) Bill 2020. I'd like to start by noting that this is the sort of legislation that comes before a parliament when we are moving towards having more women in parliament. It is an initiative of the former member for Higgins Kelly O'Dwyer when she was the Minister for Women and it is...
2020-02-25

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I know. Bring generation X back; I think we're the ignored generation but that's a speech for another time! Honourable members Hear hear! I hear some 'hear hear's! I think my campaign is going to get some legs! My parents were married in 1971 and they met when they were both schoolteachers. They were PE teachers at the same public high school. My mother was a career woman in her mind in...
2020-02-24

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Australians woke up over the weekend to news that the government is engaged not just in sports rorts but in the nuclear rorting that has been going on with the infrastructure fund. The people of Dunkley want to know where is the money the so-called budgeted money that was promised to Dunkley when it was a Liberal held seat. We heard the former member for Dunkley talking about $225 million...