October 22, 2008
Mr SCHULTZ (Hume) (3:30 PM) —Mr Speaker, I rise on a matter of privilege. In media reports today, and I quote from the Sydney Morning Herald, articles such as ‘Schultz should be shot: Nat leader’ appeared. The article said:
The NSW National Party leader, Andrew Stoner, says the federal Liberal MP Alby Schultz should be shot after he helped the in... ... Read more »
October 21, 2008
Mr SCHULTZ (Hume) (3:19 PM) —Mr Speaker, I wish to make a personal explanation.
The SPEAKER —Does the honourable member claim to have been misrepresented?
Mr SCHULTZ —In the worst possible way.
The SPEAKER —Please proceed.
Mr SCHULTZ —On page 2 of today’s Australian newspaper, an article by New South Wales political reporter Imre Salusi... ... Read more »
October 20, 2008
Mr SCHULTZ (Hume) (9:50 PM) —Like all of the members in this place I welcomed the government’s $10.4 billion incentive package for age pensioners, working families and self-funded retirees, but it would appear that once again many rural people have, sadly, missed out. Although the one-off payment is available to self-funded retirees, those self-fun... ... Read more »
September 22, 2008
Mr SCHULTZ» (Hume) (5:40 PM) —I rise to speak on the AusLink (National Land Transport) Amendment Bill 2008. As a rural based member who has driven some two million kilometres in my 20 years as a state and federal member, I understand only too well the need for infrastructure and a funding injection into our rural and regional roads. My electorate o... ... Read more »
September 9, 2008
Alby Schultz, Federal Member for Hume, today applauded GM Holden on its success in developing a new export market in the Republic of Korea for Australian manufactured V6 sedans.
“While Labor’s Trade Minister Simon Crean was happy to pose for photographs as Holden announced its plans, his Government is looking for new ways to push its luxury car ta... ... Read more »
September 4, 2008
Mr SCHULTZ (2.45 p.m.)—I have a very serious question that I ask on behalf of working families and I address it to the Prime Minister of this country. Prime Minister, during a recent trip from Cootamundra to the New South Wales coast, I counted more than 70 vehicles for private sale parked on the side of the road. Prime Minister, why are p... ... Read more »
September 3, 2008
Mr SCHULTZ (Hume) (11.59 a.m.)—I rise to place on the record my opposition to the Horse Disease Response Levy Bill 2008 and cognate bills. At the outset, I compliment the honourable member for Calare, Mr Cobb, for justifiably and understandably raising the issues related to volunteers, horses and the disabled. I also compliment him on raising the i... ... Read more »
September 1, 2008
Mr SCHULTZ (Hume) (8.55 pm)—I rise in support of the Chair of the Standing Committee on Primary Industries and Resources to speak on the review of the draft Offshore Petroleum Amendment (Greenhouse Gas Storage) Bill 2008.
The committee’s report, entitled Down Under: greenhouse gas storage, has made some recommendations to the draft legislation to... ... Read more »
June 25, 2008
Mr SCHULTZ (Hume) (7.49 pm)—Today I sent an urgent email to the Minister for Families, Housing, Community
Services and Indigenous Affairs, the Hon. Jenny Macklin. I had this to say:
I refer to correspondence that was personally handed to you in the chamber on 2 June 2008 regarding the unforseen financial
crisis that is threatening th... ... Read more »
June 25, 2008
Mr SCHULTZ (Hume) (11.04 a.m.)—In my time in this great House of Representatives of the Australian people, I have come across some very interesting and diligent work undertaken by various committees, particularly committees related to agriculture. Th... ... Read more »