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Julian Hill MPFederal Member for Bruce

Julian Hill MP


First speech

I come to this place from the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne where I was born and bred. It is a region which I am proud to call home and proud to represent as the Member for Bruce. (13 September, 2016)

Scott Morrison's unconstitutional attack on class actions

The Liberals' new laws denying justice to millions of Australians hurt by big corporations or the government are wrong. (23 November, 2021)

Australia must be a country that makes things again

The COVID pandemic made it clear that Australia needs to be a country that manufactures more things here, and supports homegrown businesses and industries. (21 October, 2021)

Morrison failed Australians with family in Afghanistan

Afghan-Australians telephone their wives, daughters, sons, sisters, mothers, brothers in Afghanistan. Crying, knowing that every call may be the last. (23 August, 2021)

The nation's capital has fallen to Delta

In the midst of a national emergency, Scott Morrison insists he's done a great job. He has been warned that Delta is coming, as they failed to put a ring of steel around Sydney. (12 August, 2021)

Eight years of attacks on pensioners

We've had eight years of attacks on pensioners from this government. Forcing pensioners onto Scott Morrison's privatised cashless pension card is a new low. (4 August, 2021)

Arrest of 'friendlyjordies' producer raises serious questions

A YouTube producer shouldn't be violently arrested in his home because he engaged in journalistic behaviour. The threat to free speech and a free press is clear. (24 June, 2021)

PM has left the country exposed and vulnerable

Every future lockdown, every future restriction, every future leak is because of this Prime Minister's failure to do his two jobs: vaccines and quarantine. (24 June, 2021)

Housing affordability is a national disgrace

Young people are locked out of the housing market. Not one of the government's measures will actually do anything to add to supply. (26 May, 2021)

International students and 485 visa holders

International students were made a promise by Australia, which must be honoured. Graduate Student 485 visa holders should be allowed to return when it is safe to do so. (25 May, 2021)

Budget Bills 2021

At the centre of this budget is the real scam being pulled on Australian workers - that real wages, under this government, will go backwards in the next four years. (25 May, 2021)

Australia's partner visa system is broken

Australia's partner visa system is broken; it is the most expensive in the world. It is one of the slowest now on average. And I believe that what the government is doing is actually illegal. (8 May, 2021)

Liberal visa changes abandon stranded Aussies and jobs

When millions of Australians are looking for work, the priority of government members is to put Aussies at the back of the queue and make it easier for business to bring in foreign workers. (18 March, 2021)

Falling behind under the Liberals

Australia is falling behind the rest of the world and going backwards under the Liberals. I am old-fashioned, compared to the Deputy Prime Minister at least. I believe facts still matter. (15 March, 2021)

Consumer Credit Protection Bill

This bill scraps entirely the responsible lending laws, introduced after the global financial crisis, which protect Australian consumers from predatory lending. (25 February, 2021)

Industrial Relations Bill

Scott Morrison's industrial relations Bill will allow employers to cut workers' pay. The choice is clear. The Liberals are for pay cuts. Labor are for secure jobs. (22 February, 2021)

Living Treasures

I want to pay tribute and express our community's love and appreciation to two living treasures of the City of Greater Dandenong - Youhorn Chea and Roz Blades. (22 February, 2021)


Dogs, cats and horses all go into Federal government quarantine. But, if you're a person? According to Scott Morrison, that's a problem for State governments. (22 February, 2021)

International Education

The Prime Minister's personal behaviour, his words, his lack of empathy, and his lack of care has failed international education and international students during the pandemic. (18 February, 2021)


Australian citizens are being tried in a court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on faked trumped-up criminal charges of things like incitement and fermenting social disorder. (16 February, 2021)

Sensible Visa Changes

People who are already safe here in Australia should be allowed to stay here and have their offshore visa granted. Instead of having to fly overseas and back again during the pandemic. (15 February, 2021)

Australia is Falling Behind

Australia is now less productive, more unequal, more corrupt, less happy, more indebted, less affluent, and less trusting of public institutions than when the Liberal government was elected in 2013. (15 February, 2021)

The Prime Minister is a fake

Scott Morrison makes announcements but never delivers. It's all about the photo-op and playing 'I'm an ordinary suburban guy'. (12 November, 2020)

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