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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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 12 SEPTEMBER 2019 It's a pleasure to follow the members for Whitlam and Kingsford Smith in discussing the important bill before the House—the Treasury Laws Amendment (Putting Members’ Interests First) Bill 2019. About 12 million Australians hold insurance - for life, total and permanent disability, and income...
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 12 SEPTEMBER 2019 Twelve-year-old Indigenous boy Dujuan Hoosan has just appealed to members of the United Nations Human Rights Council to reduce Australian incarceration, pointing out that Indigenous-led education and an emphasis on languages are key to keeping Indigenous young people out of jail. Australia is entering...
LAUNCH OF PARLIAMENTARY FRIENDS OF SOCIAL SCIENCE PARLIAMENT HOUSE TUESDAY, 10 SEPTEMBER 2019 As a professor-turned-politician, today's event is exactly the kind of thing that I hoped I might be able to participate in when I made the jump from the ANU to the Parliament. I was at the time somewhat...
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