The best lesson my parents taught me and my brother was a simple one: be curious.
Everywhere I go in this unique city, I meet people who are curious and passionate about the decisions that shape our community.
Canberra’s north rewards the curious. I've set out to build trust and engagement in the representative process and the people of Fenner teach me more about what that means every day.
ANDREW LEIGH MP
FEDERAL MEMBER FOR FENNER
SHADOW ASSISTANT TREASURER
SHADOW MINISTER FOR COMPETITION & PRODUCTIVITY
SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE IN SERVICES
SHADOW MINISTER FOR CHARITIES AND NOT-FOR-PROFITS
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FIFTY YEARS ON, WE SHOULD HONOUR NORMAN’S COURAGE The Herald Sun, 16 October 2016 Fifty years ago today, a young Australian did two extraordinary things. At the Mexico City Olympics, Peter Norman won silver in the 200 metres, with a time of 20.06 seconds. In the half century since, no...
FEDERATION CHAMBER, 15 OCTOBER 2018 When Senator Cormann addressed the APSwide Canberra conference last week he laid out his plans to invigorate the Australian Public Service. Like any propagandist, he tried to take control of the situation by taking charge of the words that defined it, but he forgot that...
FEDERATION CHAMBER, 15 OCTOBER 2018 As a high schooler of the 1980s, I remember repeated taunts about anyone who seemed to be the slightest bit gay or lesbian. The idea of being homosexual was thought of as abhorrent and was used to attack students and teachers alike. It is a...
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