In Parliament

SPEECH: Electric Vehicles

Mark spoke today about Australia's first electronic vehicle transition conference which he attended. Presentations aimed at myth busting around electric vehicles showed that the range is now hundreds of kilometres per charge and when it comes to costs, electric vehicles are already cheaper than petrol vehicles for fleet owners. 

QUESTION: Honey bee hives in National Parks

In Question Time, Mark asked the Minister for Human Services, representing the Minister for Environment and Water, about managed honey bee hives in national parks.

BILL: Budget Measures

Today Mark outlined the Greens support for the Government's Budget Measures Bill. 

BILL: Pension entitlements of the Director Of Public Prosecutions

Mark outlined the Greens' support for the incoming Director of Public Prosecutions, Justice Martin Hinton, to maintain his existing entitlements. 

GREENS MOTION: Disallowance of exemption regulations under the Advance Care Directives Act

Mark moved a motion that regulations under the Advance Care Directives Act 2013 concerning exemption, made on 11 July 2019, be disallowed. 

GREENS BILL: Public say on private developments in National Parks

Today Mark introduced a Greens' Private Members Bill to ensure that any proposed private developments in National Parks are subject to full public notification, representation and appeal rights and that planning authorities take any approved Management Plan into account when assessing these developments.