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Statement on Middle East conflict & Parliamentary Motion
Media release, 18 October 2023
Statement on Middle East conflict & Parliamentary Motion.
The case for respectful conversations
The Village Observer, October 2023
"You get more done when you approach another person respectfully," Kylea writes. "Respectful engagement may seem like an obvious standard: yet living it, giving it and standing up for it is something we all need to fight harder for."
The $50m idea that could save renters on energy bills
Sydney Morning Herald, 4 October 2023
Kylea and her fellow crossbenchers are advocating for a tax concession for landlords to encourage the electrification of rental properties, saving tenants up to $1594 a year.
Reflections on the parliamentary sitting fortnight
The Village Observer, September 2023
Kylea's reflections on homelessness, housing affordability, violence in our community, our ageing population, and what we can do to address these issues.
More than 60 Australian MPs urge US to let WikiLeaks founder walk free
The Guardian, 14 September 2023
More than 60 Australian federal politicians have explicitly called on the US to drop the prosecution of Julian Assange, warning of “a sharp and sustained outcry in Australia” if the WikiLeaks founder is extradited.
Jailing whistleblowers would ‘stain’ Australia’s reputation, crossbench MPs say
The Guardian, 13 September 2023
A group of 30 crossbench MPs and senators, including Kylea, has called on the Government to commit to stronger whistleblower protections and drop prosecutions against Richard Boyle and David McBride.
Q+A: Bad Behaviour, Bushfires & Rebuilding Reputations
ABC, 11 September 2023
On Q+A, Kylea spoke about needing better behaviour in Parliament, and why she is voting Yes in the Voice Referendum.
Teal MP says she felt unsafe after ‘hostile’ interaction with Coalition male
news.com.au, 7 September 2023
Kylea aired her concerns about the standards of behaviour in the House of Representatives following another rowdy question time on Thursday. Her intervention led to Speaker Milton Dick acknowledging parliamentarians’ behaviour had fallen well short of expected standards.
Teals condemn Labor on transparency
Sydney Morning Herald, 3 September 2023
Kylea has criticised the government for a lack of transparency over politician expenses after weeks of dispute over the $3.6 million cost of Defence Minister Richard Marles' VIP flights.
‘Be brave’: Six teal MPs urge GST debate
AFR, 27 August 2023
“There’s no doubt the federal government remains too heavily reliant on extracting revenue from ordinary Australians, through income tax, and we must address this, as the ratio of working Australians to retirees is only going to decrease in coming years,” Kylea says. “At the same time, the government must look harder at corporate Australia and multinationals, where year-on-year we are witnessing soaring profits.”
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