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Teresa Gambaro MP

Thank you for visiting my website. I am honoured to serve you as the Federal Member of Parliament for Brisbane.

I am committed to working with the community to ensure Brisbane has the representation in Canberra that it needs and deserves.

As your voice in Canberra, I will fight tirelessly for the local and national issues that affect you.

Speech – Infrastructure Australia Amendment (Cost Benefit Analysis and Other Measures) Bill 2014

September 25th, 2014

I rise today to speak in support of the Infrastructure Australia Amendment (Cost Benefit Anlaysis and Other Measures) Bill 2014. This Bill amends the Infrastructure Australia Act 2008 to clarify the legislative and administrative arrangements for Infrastructure Australia. It will enable a reordering of provisions pertaining to cost-benefit analyses on infrastructure proposals in the Act [...]

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Speech – Australian Citizenship Amendment (Intercountry Adoption) Bill 2014

September 24th, 2014

Deputy Speaker, the purpose of the Bill is to facilitate the grant of Australian citizenship to children adopted by Australian citizens under bilateral adoption arrangements between Australia and countries that are not party to the Hague Convention on intercountry adoption. And as Prime Minister Abbott said in the House on 29 May this year, policy [...]

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Joint Media Statement – Brisbane’s Iconic Riverwalk back in action

September 21st, 2014

BRISBANE’s new Riverwalk has reopened for residents and tourists alike after being destroyed by floods in 2011. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the Australian Government committed $54 million to the $72 million Riverwalk project. “Riverwalk is one of 5,000 reconstruction projects in Queensland which are jointly funded [...]

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Abbott Government commits $406m for preschool certainty

September 10th, 2014

The Abbott Government will commit $406 million to ensure families in the electorate of Brisbane can continue to access up to 15 hours of preschool per week in 2015. Federal Member for Brisbane, the Hon Teresa Gambaro MP, confirmed the Commonwealth is offering Queensland an extension of the current national partnership arrangement for preschool funding [...]

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Payment increase for more than 3.7 million pensioners

September 10th, 2014

More than 3.7 million pensioners will receive an increase to their payments from 20 September, the second rise this year. Federal Member for Brisbane, the Hon Teresa Gambaro MP, said single age pensioners will receive an increase of up to $11.50 a fortnight, while age pensioner couples will receive up to $17.40 extra a fortnight. [...]

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