29 Mar | '2022

Malaria Vaccine Project – 90 Second Statement

Last week, I had the great pleasure of attending the fifth anniversary of the malaria vaccine project at the Institute for Glycomics at my own alma mater, Griffith University, Gold Coast, in Moncrieff. Present among many from the community were General Sir Peter Cosgrove and Lady Cosgrove, who have supported this project since the beginning. […]

16 Feb | '2022

Question Time – National Security & Defence

  Ms BELL (Moncrieff) (14:50): My question is to the Minister for Defence. Will the minister update the House on steps the Morrison government is taking to safeguard Australia amid a deteriorating global security environment by working with strategic partners and allies, and is the minister aware of any alternative approaches? Mr DUTTON (Dickson—Minister for […]

16 Feb | '2022

Question Time – Migration

  Ms BELL (Moncrieff) (14:03): My question is to the Prime Minister. Will the Prime Minister please outline to the House the importance of the Morrison government’s actions to strengthen the character test so that we can quickly deport noncitizens who commit violent or sexual offences? Is the Prime Minister aware of any alternative approaches? […]

14 Feb | '2022

Question Time – The Economy

  Ms BELL (Moncrieff) (14:32): My question is also to the Treasurer. How are the Morrison government’s tax cuts helping Australian families, particularly women, keep more of what they earn, and is the Treasurer aware of any alternative approaches? Mr FRYDENBERG (Kooyong—Treasurer) (14:33): I thank the member for Moncrieff for her question. She is a […]

2 Dec | '2021

2021 Reimagine 2.0 insights Report Speech

Today marks the release of the 2021 Reimagine Gold Coast Insights Report- the second publication since the pandemic hit. As Chair of the CHT, I convened Reimagine 2.0 in September this year to bring together Industry leaders to plan for the year ahead and beyond for Jobs, Skills and Industry on the Gold Coast. I […]

29 Nov | '2021

Merry Christmas 2019 & Happy New Year to Moncrieff

2021 has been a challenging year for many Madam DS. I take this opportunity in the last sitting week of 2021 to wish all in my electorate of Moncrieff, a Happy Christmas and a bigger, better and safer new year in 2022. Its Queenslanders who have done the heavy lifting to reach almost 80% double […]

25 Nov | '2021

Soheil Abedian AM-Gold Coast Business Excellence Hall of Fame

Born in 1949 in Persia, the Gold Coast’s very own shining star is who I would like to speak about today. He came from nothing—a familiar story on the Gold Coast, where the entrepreneurial spirit was born and resides today. He studied at the University of Graz, graduating with a master’s degree in architecture in […]

22 Nov | '2021

Federation Chamber: Australia is beating targets to eliminate HIV/AIDS

    I’d firstly like to thank the member for Higgins for bringing this motion before the chamber to be highlighted for those living with HIV/AIDS in Australia. Her proactive approach to representing her electorate, the broader community and the medical profession is evident through her output of work and her continued dedication to deliver […]

22 Nov | '2021

Federation Chamber: Infrastructure in Moncrieff and Greater Gold Coast

  I thank the member for Lalor for bringing this motion forward because I love talking about what we’ve done to deliver for infrastructure across our great nation. It is our government that has delivered critical infrastructure across urban and rural communities throughout Australia and that continues to invest in the future of our country. […]