My constituents of Calwell reject the Turnbull Government's attack on Medicare.

My constituents want this government to drop its savage health cuts. They want this government to begin investing in the future of our healthcare system - a healthcare system that provides access to the best quality healthcare and medical services for all Australians regardless of their socio-economic status.

We have over recent years endured debates that call for multiculturalism to be abandoned because it is seen as divisive and detrimental to Australia. Nothing is further from the truth.

I gave a speech in parliament on the bilingual poetry reading event I hosted for the book “This Intimate War Gallipoli/Çanakkale 1915” - the only contemporary Australian/Turkish book of poems on the Gallipoli/Çanakkale war.