Speeches

  • Wednesday, 09 October 2019

    Earlier this year I participated in the annual Pollie Pedal, cycling more than one thousand kilometres through cities and towns in south east Queensland.

    Not only was I proud to be supporting Soldier On, a terrific charity that gives back to the veterans in this country, but I also met some outstanding service men and women and heard their stories.

    I rise today to speak about the...

  • Thursday, 25 October 2018

    Mr TAYLOR (Hume—Minister for Energy) (10:03): This government is driving down power prices while keeping the lights on. In their 70s, Ron and Anita Mortimer, from Yerrinbool in the Southern Highlands in my electorate, are a rolled-gold example of how to keep your power bills down. They've installed power-saving light bulbs. They're putting curtains and awnings on their windows. And they'...

  • Tuesday, 11 September 2018

    Mr TAYLOR (Hume—Minister for Energy) (15:24): Well, I don't know when lower prices became ideological, but I accept that I am absolutely committed to lower prices, getting them down, down, and down. But it's clear that Labor's reckless policies at both state and federal level are why power prices are where they are today. The member for Port Adelaide has written a book on this. It was pu...

  • Wednesday, 20 June 2018

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    Mr TAYLOR (Hume—Minister for Law Enforcement and Cyber Security) (10:06): Our government's first priority is always to keep Australians safe. The Safer Co...

  • Thursday, 24 May 2018

    Video of speech>>             Mr TAYLOR (Hume—Minister for Law Enforcement and Cyber Security) (10:02): Youth unemployment has plummeted in Hume. In Hume's north, the outer south-west of Sydney, the youth jobless rate has dropp...