Thursday, 18 February 2021
I rise today to support local mining jobs in my electorate—mining jobs that are at risk. In the north of my electorate, the Tahmoor coking coal mine operates just near the small village of Tahmoor, selling as an essential supplier to the BlueScope steel mill down at Port Kembla. Tahmoor Coal is one of the biggest local employers in the Wollondilly shire, with 60 to 70 per cent of its employees...
Wednesday, 05 February 2020
Mr TAYLOR (Hume—Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction) (16:01): By 19 December, fires had been working their way through my electorate for many days. They had got to Orangeville, near Camden. Whilst there hadn't been any major tragedies, there had been serious damage and we knew there was more that would happen.
By midday on 19 December I was in my electorate office, and I receive...
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...
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