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Speeches

June 2024:

5 June, 2024: Budget Reply Speech - opposition to the the Government's Future Gas Strategy

4 June, 2024: Sophie on the NDIS changes

4 June, 2024: Amendment of the Net Zero Authority Bill

3 June, 2024: Motion on Armenia Artsakh

3 June, 2024: Mackellar's Housing Crisis

3 June, 2024: Northern Beaches Hospital Staffing Stress


May 2024:

28 May, 2024: Time to end illegal logging 

16 May, 2024: Urgent need for more domestic violence support

15 May, 2024: Sophie welcomes Vaping Reform Bill


March 2024:

18 March, 2024: 90 second statement on the importance of play therapy


February 2024:

26 February, 2024:Time for a fairer public education system

26 February, 2024: Sophie calls to Stop PEP-11

13 February, 2024: Sophie on Stage 3 Tax Cuts 

13 February, 2024: Sophie on the Israel Gaza conflict

12 February, 2024: On the cost-of-living crisis

8 February, 2024: Call for public youth mental health services

7 February, 2024: Paid Parental Scheme


December 2023

6 December, 2023: Vale Peta Murphy


November 2023

30 November, 2023: Counter Terrorism Legislation Amendment

29 November, 2023: Standing up for small business

16 November, 2023: Health of the Nation Report and state of General Practice

16 November, 2023: Youth Voice in Parliament Speech by Tasman Cowper

15 November, 2023: Industrial Relations Fair Work Legislation Amendment 

13 November, 2023: The Forest Pledge


October 2023

18 October, 2023: Speech on the Motion on Israel/ Hamas Conflict

17 October, 2023: Grievance debate on the lack of public healthcare in Mackellar

16 October, 2023: Cost of living crisis and the Inflation Reduction Act

16 October, 2023: Sophie's Water Trigger Private Members Bill

16 October, 2023: Call for a Joint Select Committee on Robodebt


September 2023

14 September, 2023: Inflation Reduction Act

11 September, 2023: The State of the Public Education System


August 2023

10 August, 2023: Response to the Australian Universities Accord Report 

09 August, 2023: Call For Urgent Climate Action

09 August, 2023: Supporting Assistance Dogs 

03 August, 2023: Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Amendment Bill 2023

02 August, 2023: Sea Dumping Bill a Dangerous Enabler


June 2023

21 June, 2023: Cottage Point Communications

20 June, 2023: Welcoming the President of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile

19 June, 2023: Broadcasting Services Amendment (Healthy Kids Advertising) Bill 2023

19 June, 2023: Honouring the Baha'i women of Shiraz

15 June, 2023: Question to the Minister for Defence regarding David McBride

15 June, 2023: Delegation to Dharamshala

14 June, 2023: Health Care Funding (Appropriation Bill 2023)

14 June, 2023: In support of the Prohibition of Gambling Advertisements Bill 2023


May 2023

30 May, 2023: Question to the Home Affairs Minister regarding the Nixon Report

25 May, 2023: HECS and HELP Debt Indexation

24 May, 2023: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice

12 May, 2023: Submission to the Select Committee on Cost of Living


March 2023

29 March, 2023: Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Stop PEP-11 and Protect Our Coast) Bill 2023

28 March, 2023: The Community Independent Movement

27 March, 2023: Safeguard Mechanism (Crediting) Amendment Bill 2023

27 March, 2023: International Relations - Azerbaijan and Armenia

23 March, 2023: Amendment to the Startup Year and Other Measures Bill 2023

21 March, 2023: Safeguard Mechanism Amendment Bill

20 March, 2023: Native Forest Logging

20 March, 2023: Funding for the Wakehurst Parkway

9 March, 2023: National Reconstruction Fund Corporation Bill 2022

7 March, 2023: The future of Lizard Rock

6 March, 2023: Transparent and Quality Public Appointments Bill 2023


February 2023

13 February, 2023: Supporting the National Reconstruction Fund Bill 2022

13 February, 2023: Tackling the spread of vaping

13 February, 2023: Seconding the Stop PEP-11 and Protect Our Coast Bill 2023

7 February, 2023: Ending oil and gas exploration

6 February, 2023: The battle against e-cigarettes

6 February, 2023: Supporting arts and culture


November 2022

30 November, 2022: Speech in support of censuring former Prime Minister Scott Morrison

29 November 2022: Improving integrity and transparency of the Higher Education Support Amendment Bill 2022 

28 November 2022: Addressing the GP crisis

28 November 2022: Condemning the Iranian Government's persecution of the Baha'i Faith

23 November 2022: Lack of health funding in the Federal Budget

22 November 2022: Legislating the National Anti-Corruption Commission

22 November 2022: Youth Voice in Parliament Speech

17 November 2022: Submission to the inquiry into online gambling

10 November 2022: Moving amendments to the IR Bill to protect small business

8 November 2022: Why we need to redesign the PRRT

7 November 2022: Rectifying the gender pay gap


October 2022

31 October 2022: Submission to the National Electric Vehicle Strategy: consultation paper

27 October 2022: Banning live sheep exports

26 October 2022: Establishing the Disaster Ready Fund

25 October 2022: Supporting cheaper childcare for all Australians

25 October 2022: Supporting the people of Iran

7 October 2022: Submission on the Safeguard Mechanism


September 2022

28 September 2022: Supporting cheaper medicines

27 September 2022: Opposing offshore oil and gas exploration

23 September 2022: Condolence speech for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

7 September 2022: Domestic violence leave

7 September 2022: Improving aged care services

7 September 2022: It's time to put our foot down and accelerate EV policy

6 September 2022: Why we need to tackle Australia's GP shortage

6 September 2022: Calling for more support for Northern Beaches community transport service Easylink

6 September 2022: Helping veterans and their families

5 September 2022: Motion to ensure we recognise climate change as a health emergency


August 2022

16 August 2022: Submission to the Joint Select Committee on Parliamentary Standards

3 August 2022: Ending the practice of indefinite detention of refugees

3 August 2022: The Climate Change Bill 2022

1 August 2022: Dr Sophie Scamps MP delivers historic first speech in Parliament