It is a great honour to serve the people of Queensland as one our state's 12 Senators in the Australian Senate.
This website is designed to keep you informed and up-to-date about my work in the Senate and the community. Please do not hesitate to contact my office if you have any feedback or require assistance.
My Speech on Marriage Equality
The Millennium Development Goals
the fight against global poverty and inequality
The Australian Government is committed to the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals-agreed targets set by the world's nations to reduce poverty by 2015.
These include halving extreme poverty, getting all children into school, closing the gap on gender inequality, saving lives lost to disease and the lack of available health care, and protecting the environment.
Find out more at www.ausaid.gov.au
Report of the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers
Please read this special edition of the Weekly Update to find more information on the recommendations of the review.
Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
This document explains the Royal Commission's job in plain English. The Full terms of reference can be found at http://www.childabuseroyalcommission.gov.au
Click here to see Claire's latest speeches in the Senate.
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Find information on the Australian Government's role and contributions to mental health reform activities in Australia - here
Do You Have Questions About The Carbon Price?
With the introduction of the Government's Clean Energy Future package this year, a lot of people are confused as to whether it will affect them. The Government has put together an easy to navigate website containing all the information you will need. click through to find FAQs, Fact Sheets, An Overview, and very handy
Household Assistance Estimator. For more information, or hard copies of this information, please contact my office.
Are you looking to apply for a Federal Government Grant?
GrantsLINK is a one-stop-shop for Australian government grant and funding information listing over 300 programs, ranging from grants for carbon farming, health services or community infrastructure to assistance for youth organisations or people experiencing hardship.
GrantsLINK combines the details of Australian Government grants in one easy to navigate online location.