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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AUSTRALIA’S STAGNANT ECONOMY JOHN CAIN FOUNDATION MELBOURNE 19 FEBRUARY 2020 I acknowledge the Wurundjeri people, on whose lands we meet today. It’s less than two months since John Cain left us, and just over a week since the outpouring of public recognition that his memorial service evoked. As a child...
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 13 FEBRUARY 2020 It has been 17 years since the 2003 Canberra bushfires but the memory loomed large over the capital in the recent summer months. Emergency services battled multiple fires in record-breaking heat. My constituents in Jervis Bay were evacuated as the fires closed in. One...
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 12 FEBRUARY 2020 When Megan was seven years old her dad lost his job. Megan told me that she kind of enjoyed it at the time. Rather than having to go to work every day, he would stay home and help her organise her toys. She'd get...
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