North Sydney teal independent Kylea Tink has called for an end to the “corruption, dishonesty and discrimination” that has eroded trust in the Australian parliament, arguing that parliamentarians should be held to the highest possible standard.
In her maiden parliamentary speech, Ms Tink also said Australia needed to move away from a “dig and ship” mentality towards regional diplomacy, and that the government must focus on fostering “constructive dialogue” in a period of immense geopolitical turbulence.
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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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
Statement on Middle East conflict & Parliamentary Motion
Media release, 18 October 2023
Statement on Middle East conflict & Parliamentary Motion.
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