That bill being commended to the house, Anika Wells is up with the first of the aged care bills, which seeks to increase care standards for people in aged care residences.
Jim Chalmers is now introducing the legislation aimed at helping the pick up of electric vehicles (it’s a fringe benefits tax thing, which is why the treasurer is introducing it).
Chris Bowen finishes with:
The bill … may be simple in what it lays out, but it’s significant in what it seeks to achieve.
There are many issues about which members of this house will disagree but the principle of holistic action on climate change should not be one of them.
Our country and our parliament have wasted long enough delaying and denying. The time for action is now. We don’t have a second to waste.
The Australian people…