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1 Dec | '2020

Action on Homelessness

Ms BELL (Moncrieff) (19:01): Perhaps it is common ground that we both agree we have grievances with our respective state governments. Certainly that is a position on which we agree. In my maiden speech, I talked about advocating for all those in my electorate and across the country on a number of social issues including domestic […]

1 Dec | '2020

Extending the Coronavirus Supplement – Delivering for Australians

Ms BELL (Moncrieff) (18:27): I rise to make a contribution to this debate across the chamber on the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Extension of Coronavirus Support) Bill 2020. I’d like to talk about some evidence the member for Dunkley was asking for. She said that those on the other side of the chamber stand […]

30 Nov | '2020

Grants for community groups and schools in Moncrieff

  The strength of our local schools and community groups is vital for the welfare and success of Australians, of all ages and circumstances. For Moncrieff, I seek to highlight some of the groups and schools I have visited over the last two weeks, for the good work they do. They are all very deserving […]

11 Nov | '2020

The Economy and Supporting Travel Agents

Ms BELL: (Moncrieff) (19:35): I would say to the member opposite that the Property Council on the Gold Coast informed me that the HomeBuilder program is in fact having quite a large impact on the Gold Coast, a 40 per cent increase. Mr Wallace interjecting— The SPEAKER: I will just say to the member for Fisher […]

11 Nov | '2020

Seniors in Moncrieff

Just last week I was in my electorate and enjoyed a beautiful, sunny Gold Coast morning with the Broadbeach branch of National Seniors Australia at the exceptional Kurrawa Surf Club. All of the seniors took great interest in how the Morrison government is strengthening Australia’s economy and, of course, what we’re doing around COVID-19 and […]

9 Nov | '2020

Small Business and Skills

I would also like to thank Minister Andrews for the opportunity to speak about small business and skills today in the Federation Chamber and congratulate her on the great work that she has done on the Modern Manufacturing Strategy for our country. It is to be commended. She knows as well as I do, being […]

9 Nov | '2020

The New Era of Manufacturing in Moncrieff

Indeed, this government does agree with the role that manufacturing plays in the COVID recovery. When I discuss with constituents of Moncrieff the new era of manufacturing, they are very supportive of improving Australia’s manufacturing capabilities. It’s also clear that Australians support a bright future for local manufacturing. In fact, nine out of 10 Australians […]

28 Oct | '2020

Tribute to Don Burrows AO MBE

‘Now that Don’s time has passed, I’d like to propose to those out there listening to this tribute, to put on a Don Burrows album, perhaps ‘Cool Yule’ at Christmas, to remember those that we have lost during this Coronavirus period.  I’m certain that the jazz community across Australia and around the world will join […]

26 Oct | '2020

Gold Coast Tech Ecosystem Accelerates

On the Gold Coast, as our tech ecosystem accelerates, more of the people enjoying the morning wave with you will be getting ready for a day of coding or software marketing. Local tech innovation points to an even brighter future for the Gold Coast. Last week at the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct, I […]