Speeches by Senator David Bushby

Speech: Money Management & Super Review Leaders Breakfast – The Future of Financial Services Regulation

Tue, 1 Apr 2014
What is the future of financial services regulation? Let me start with the key messages that I will follow up with later in these remarks: The financial services industry faces a strong and vibrant future. The Coalition Government is building a stronger economy – but we are being hampered by a Senate that continues to block key economic reforms... Read more »

Speech: Tasmanian Election

Thu, 6 Mar 2014
I rise this evening to address this house on the urgent need for a change of policy approach in Tasmania, a change that can only be delivered if the people of Tasmania vote for a change of government on 15 March. I said before the last election in 2010 that that election was the most important election for Tasmania's future in living memory. I think... Read more »

Speech - Risk Managment Association, 16 July 2013

Fri, 26 Jul 2013
Australia’s 44th Parliament and the banks Thank you for inviting me to address this meeting of the RMA in Melbourne today.  I’m aware that the risk management industry as such is a very important part of protecting the interests of both customers alike but also shareholders and it’s quite amazing to see so many people who have come along... Read more »

Speech: Constitution Alteration (Local Government) 2013

Tue, 25 Jun 2013
Thank you madam acting deputy President I rise also to speak to the Constitution Alteration (Local Government) 2013 bill. Local government, councils, shires, municipalities; right across Australia, are an extremely important part of our national governance framework Despite the fact that there are clear examples of major problems with... Read more »

Condolence - Hon. Michael Hodgman AM QC

Mon, 24 Jun 2013
Senator BUSHBY (Tasmania—Deputy Opposition Whip in the Senate) (16:27): I too rise to mark my respect on the passing of one of Tasmania's greatest modern-era politicians, certainly one of the highest profile and best known to come out of Tasmania: past federal minister the Hon. Michael Hodgman AM QC. I have been involved with the Liberal Party,... Read more »

Adjournment Speech: Mr Milan Vyhnalek

Thu, 21 Mar 2013
I rise this evening to pay tribute to a prominent Tasmanian who sadly passed away recently: Mr Milan Vyhnalek. I had the opportunity to meet Mr Vyhnalek in the early 1990s when I was a young lawyer. Mr Vyhnalek approached our law firm and I worked on some of his legal affairs at the time. At the time, I took the opportunity to get to know a little bit... Read more »

Constitutional Recognition of Local Government

Thu, 14 Mar 2013
I rise to take note of the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition of Local Government final report on the majority finding of the Expert Panel on Constitutional Recognition of Local Government: the case for financial recognition, the likelihood of success and lessons from the history of constitutional referenda. As deputy chair of this... Read more »

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