Latest News

Swan Campaign Launch
15 Feb 2016

Swan Campaign Launch

It was a great honour to launch my campaign for Swan at the beautiful Tomato Lake. I was overwhelmed with the turnout of supporters and well wishers and enjoyed hearing what local residents had to say about Swan. I look forward to working with the community to win back Swan.

Read more... >
Inaugural Tammy Solonec Prize for the Aboriginal Excellence Program
12 Feb 2016

Inaugural Tammy Solonec Prize for the Aboriginal Excellence Program

It was an honour today to present Jaymee Uren with the inaugural Tammy Solonec Prize for the Aboriginal Excellence Program at my old High School Mt Lawley SHS. I am blessed to have been able to go to this school as a teenager and am greatly honoured that they named the award after me.

Read more... >
Ngalia Mala Apology Day
11 Feb 2016

Ngalia Mala Apology Day

Samantha Rowe MLC and I attended the Ngalia Mala Apology Day event in Belmont commemorating 8 years since Kevin Rudd's historic apology to the Stolen Generations. My Nanna was born at Beagle Bay Mission in the Kimberley. As a descendant of the stolen generations and a lawyer who took statements for the Redress WA scheme, I can testify to the ongoing intergenerational impacts of these policies.

Read more... >
Turnbull Government Failing to Close the Gap
10 Feb 2016

Turnbull Government Failing to Close the Gap

I was disappointed but not suprised to hear that the Federal Government is failing to close the gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For many years justice advocates have been calling for targets on incarceration and greater investment in Aboriginal communities and programs.

Read more... >

We'll put people first.

Leave this empty: