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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Sharing Our Luck - Op Ed, The Chronicle
SHARING OUR LUCK The Chronicle, 11 December 2018 When his employer closed the business, Sam lost his job. It didn’t take long before their savings ran out and his family of five couldn’t afford their $500 a week rental. They are now couch-surfing with another family of five, hoping that...

Through activism, students get to learn - Speech, House of Representatives
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 6 DECEMBER 2018 Lionel Murphy put it best when he said, 'Mr Neal is entitled to be an agitator,' in support of the notion that our civil society is richer when we encourage people to dissent, to complain, to speak out, on issues where they have a...

Marriage equality, one year on - Op Ed, The Chronicle
MARRIAGE EQUALITY – ONE YEAR ON The Chronicle, 4 December 2018 One of the most magical moments I’ve experienced in parliament was on 7 December 2017, when we passed marriage equality. In the galleries, hundreds of LGBT+ campaigners stood and applauded. Then they began to sing: We are one, but...


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