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Media Releases

Download and read Sophie’s media statements below:


June 2024

Wednesday 20: Dr Scamps comments on the Coalition’s nuclear policy

Tuesday 18: Mackellar People's Jury find common ground to fix the housing crisis

Monday 3: We need to know what’s really happening at Northern Beaches Hospital


May 2024

Friday 10: Gas strategy betrays future generations, wipes out our greenhouse gas reduction plans


April 2024

Tuesday 23: Pep 11 decision likely to take a little longer 

Wednesday 17: Dr Scamps calls for more help on cost of living in the May Budget

Monday 15: Staff cuts at Northern Beaches Hospital raise new concerns


February 2024

Thursday 22: Northern Beaches Youth mental health investment

Tuesday 7: Community power has stopped PEP-11 


January 2024

Thursday 25: Dr Scamps offers free anti-scam seminars


December 2023

Wednesday 13: Mackellar residents to get more access to faster NBN

Monday 11: Government squibs it on independent appointments to new Administrative Review Tribunal

Wednesday 6: Water Trigger will Protect Precious Water Resources from Fracking


November 2023

Monday 13: The Forest Pledge


October 2023

Tuesday 17: Statement on Middle East conflict motion and vote and the full motion which Sophie supported here

Monday 16: Sophie Scamps introduces Bill to protect Australia’s water resources from gas fracking

Wednesday 11: Statement on the attacks on Israel by Hamas


September 2023

Monday 25: Michael Pezzullo’s position as the Secretary of Home Affairs is untenable

Tuesday 12: Welcome decision from NSW Government to end some logging in Great Koala National Park – now for the rest of Australia 


August 2023

Thursday 24: Intergenerational Report makes clear our future prosperity is tied to renewables

Friday 11: Government must increase transparency around Commonwealth appointments

Thursday 3: Sea Dumping Bill cannot be an excuse to keep mining fossil fuels


July 2023

Monday 31: It's time for government to prioritise future generations over the fossil fuel lobby

Friday 7: Robodebt was cruel, immoral and illegal - those responsible should be held to account


June 2023

Monday 19: Sophie Scamps introduces Healthy Kids Advertising Bill in a bid to tackle obesity

Tuesday 6: Rorting of health funds by Morrison Government unethical and incomprehensible 


May 2023

Wednesday 31: Crossbenchers unite to call for stronger regulation of harmful product marketing

Thursday 25: Albanese Government should follow Victoria's lead and end the logging of native forests

Tuesday 16: Appointment of Kathryn Campbell to AUKUS role an egregious example of 'Jobs for Mates'

Wednesday 10: Budget delivers a surplus of missed opportunities 

Monday 8: Changes to the PRRT don't go far enough


March 2023

Tuesday 21: Statement on NSW Labor’s Wakehurst Parkway Funding announcement

Monday 20: It's time to end the logging of our beautiful public forests

Monday 20: Changes needed to safeguard mechanism to safeguard the future of our climate

Monday 6: Independent Dr Sophie Scamps tables bill to end ‘jobs for mates’ culture in federal politics


February 2023

Monday 6: Ending jobs for mates culture in politics requires an independent public appointments process

Friday 3: Statement on overturning of PEP-11 offshore oil and gas drilling licence


January 2023

Tuesday 24: Statement on the Northern Beaches Council's decision regarding Lizard Rock

Tuesday 24: Warriewood eligible for $500,000 community battery funding

Friday 20: Letter to the Iranian Ambassador 


December 2022

Tuesday 20: Global deal to protect our environment a great step forward – but Australia must do more

Friday 16: Abolishing AAT in line with my ‘Ending Jobs for Mates’ Bill

Thursday 15: Energy Relief Bill provides short term relief, but faster transition to renewables required

Thursday 8: Terrey Hills Rural Fire Service emergency response infrastructure welcome


November 2022

Wednesday 30: Parliament supports amendment to recognise and act on national GP and nursing crises

Tuesday 22: The Government must stare down the fossil fuel lobby’s scare campaign over taxation

Monday 21: We must investigate coal industry whistleblower claims of systematic defrauding

Wednesday 16: Statement on NSW Government Wakehurst Parkway funding announcement

Monday 7: Statement on AEC donor disclosure – Dr Sophie Scamps MP


October 2022

Wednesday 26: The budget takes positive steps but it’s time to reform the way we tax resource companies

Tuesday 25: Albanese Government’s decision on Wakehurst Parkway funding disappointing

Friday 21: New research supports my move to regulate junk food advertising in Australia


September 2022

Monday 26: Joint Statement - Crossbenchers committed to delivering anti-corruption commission with
teeth

Friday 23: Independent parliamentarians final statement on the TPNW

Friday 9: Vale Queen Elizabeth II

Monday 5: It is time Australia’s environmental laws included a Climate Trigger


August 2022

Monday 29: Broad community support shows it’s time to move on junk food advertising

Tuesday 16: The PEP-11 licence must remain dead in the water

Thursday 4: Passing of Climate Change Bill, an historic day for Australia, but just the beginning

Monday 1: Dr Sophie Scamps MP delivers historic first speech in Parliament


July 2022

Tuesday 26: Dr Sophie Scamps sworn in as Independent MP for Mackellar

Monday 18: Private Members Bill to end the 'Jobs for Mates' culture in politics