Local Media Releases

Terri's previous local media releases, and media releases from previous shadow ministerial portfolios.

Federal politics update for The Westender: February 2022

By Terri Butler MP

04 February 2022

This column was first published in The Westender.

 

Parliament resumes in the week of the 7th of February and we can expect there will be some big issues on the agenda.

At the time of writing I am expecting the Morrison government’s religious discrimination bill to be first up for debate in the House from Tuesday. We have heard contradictory comments about the bill from the Prime Minister and his acting Attorney-General, so it remains to be seen what will actually be before us. The recent public concern about Citipointe College’s deeply inappropriate enrolment “contract” will bring with it even more interest in this bill.

2022 LOCAL VOLUNTEER AWARD RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

Community-minded local volunteers are being recognised on Australia Day as the Southside’s unsung heroes, for their outstanding work to make our community a better place.

TERRI BUTLER - TRANSCRIPT - RADIO INTERVIEW - ABC BRISBANE DRIVE WITH STEVE AUSTIN - WEDNESDAY, 19 JANUARY 2022

By Terri Butler MP

20 January 2022

SUBJECT: Labor's Community Battery Plan to cut emissions and power bills in Coorparoo.

LABOR’S COMMUNITY BATTERY PLAN TO CUT EMISSIONS AND POWER BILLS IN COORPAROO

By Terri Butler MP and Hon Chris Bowen MP

An Albanese Labor Government will deliver a community battery for Coorparoo, in a win for local residents who have advocated for clean energy storage.

Morrison-Joyce government must act on Aircraft Noise Ombudsman report

By Terri Butler MP

14 October 2021

The Aircraft Noise Ombudsman’s findings reinforce Labor MPs' call for permanent community scrutiny over the Brisbane Airport's operations.

Local families suffer under high childcare fees

By Terri Butler MP

14 October 2021

The figures are in, showing the rate of increase in child care fees in our local area. How did your suburb fare?

MORRISON’S SHOCKER WEEK OF BAGGING QUEENSLAND

By Queensland Federal Labor Team

27 August 2021

Queensland’s Labor Senators and MPs call on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to apologise to all Queenslanders after he spent the week bagging our state for his own failures.

GOVERNMENT CONTROLLED COMMITTEE SLAMS MALADMINISTRATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL DECISIONS

By Terri Butler MP, Julian Hill MP

24 August 2021

The powerful Joint Statutory Committee on Public Accounts and Audit has said it is “unacceptable” that an audit found multiple deficiencies in the Morrison Government’s environmental decision-making.

ANTHONY ALBANESE MP AND TERRI BUTLER MP - PRESS CONFERENCE - COORPAROO LEVEL CROSSING

By ANTHONY ALBANESE MP, TERRI BUTLER MP

10 July 2021

TERRI BUTLER, MEMBER FOR GRIFFITH: Today we are at the Coorparoo level crossing on Cavendish Road right here in Coorparoo. It’s one of Queensland’s worst traffic snarls and I am delighted to be able to be here with Anthony Albanese, the Leader of the Opposition, the Leader of the Labor Party, who has been a frequent visitor to Coorparoo to see this important project that needs to be done, that needs to be funded.

Liberals try to break Backbone of our community

By Terri Butler MP

30 June 2021

Member for Griffith Terri Butler MP said an LNP Brisbane City Council plan for Mowbray Park will break Backbone, a youth arts service that has helped hundreds of young people into employment and is critical to the social and economic fabric of Brisbane.