In the media

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Calls for royal commission into immigration detention

Canberra Times, 28 November 2023

Kylea has backed calls for a comprehensive investigation of Australia's long-standing bipartisan immigration detention policy.

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Labor faces crossbench revolt over 'rushed' IR laws

The Australian, 27 November 2023

Kylea has asked for more time to consider Labor's "Closing Loopholes" industrial reforms, noting that the community is uneasy with the pace and scale of the proposed changes. Crossbench MPs are arguing that rushing the legislation through the chamber could have unintended consequences on small business and the economy.

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Push to limit immigration detention, ban detaining kids

Canberra Times, 27 November 2023

Kylea has introduced a private member's bill to reduce the time the government can hold someone in immigration detention to 90 days, as well as banning authorities from detaining children.

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Hard Solo changes name to Hard Rated after alcohol code breach

Sydney Morning Herald, 16 November 2023

Kylea says the Alcohol Beverages Advertising Code (ABAC) ruling sends a clear message to the industry that similar products would be unacceptable to the community.

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As Australia appears divided, women on the crossbench push for unity

Women's Agenda, 16 November 2023

Female independent MPs in the House of Representatives have called out the rising anti-Semitism and Islamophobia in Australia."A socially cohesive society is one where all groups have a sense of belonging, participation, inclusion and legitimacy," Kylea says. "This sense is being severely tested at the moment, and I am seeing it, heartbreakingly, in my community."

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Hard Solo to be renamed after regulator finds alcoholic drink had 'evident appeal to minors'

The Guardian, 16 November 2023

Following strong advocacy from Kylea, the alcoholic drink Hard Solo will change its name to Hard Rated after Australia’s beverages advertising code regulator found the brand would have a “strong or evident appeal to minors”.

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Liberals seek to pit teals against each other in electoral boundary shift

Sydney Morning Herald, 30 October 2023

“Any proposal for moving Warringah west towards North Sydney would create a more significantly bifurcated electorate, split by Middle Harbour with three distinct zones which do not share cultural, sporting, community or issues links," Kylea has said of proposals to redraw electorate boundaries ahead of the next election.

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MP calls for new federal ‘office of electrification’ to encourage Australians to ditch gas

Daily Telegraph, 27 October 2023

Kylea is calling for the federal government to establish a new “office of electrification” in a push to encourage Australians to ditch the use of gas in private homes.

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Teal MPs call for national road-user charges after high court shuts down Victoria’s EV tax

The Guardian, 20 October 2023

Kylea and her fellow crossbenchers have called for road use charges to apply fairly to all vehicles, with a nationally consistent scheme that does not target EVs.

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Statement on Middle East conflict & Parliamentary Motion

Media release, 18 October 2023

Statement on Middle East conflict & Parliamentary Motion.

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