Terri's Update

Terri's previous local updates.

2022 Year in Books

By Terri M. Butler

31 December 2022

Here comes my annual post about the books I’ve read throughout the year. 2022’s list is a bit different. I lost an election in May, got covid in June & had a lot of time at home this year, so I had much more time to read comics than in previous years. So I’m starting this year’s list with comics and going from there.

We need more women in politics, not less.

By Terri Butler MP

18 May 2022

Australian women deserve a better future.
Under the Morrison-Joyce government it has been heartbreaking witnessing the commentary from the Prime Minister and his Ministry about women, and their responses when women have stood up for better.

Green open space is precious.

By Terri Butler MP

16 May 2022

Yesterday I made an exciting announcement to protect green, open space on the Kurilpa peninsula.

An Albanese Labor Government will fund the work needed to lock in the long-term sustainability of Davies Park as an accessible community space.

My local plan for our community

By Terri Butler MP

16 May 2022

I have a plan for our community.

As a member of Anthony Albanese's shadow cabinet, I will have the privilege of being a Minister if Labor is elected.

But representing our local area will always be my top priority.

Support for Veterans in Griffith

By Terri Butler MP

14 May 2022

People who have served our country as part of the Australian Defence Force, and their families, deserve respect and support. Labor has made local and national commitments aimed at increasing the support for veterans.

Terri's Federal politics update for The Westender: February 2022

By Terri Butler MP

04 February 2022

You can read this update here.


Morrison-Joyce Government dithers on climate as Parliament resumes

By Terri Butler

18 October 2021

Parliament has resumed this week, and all eyes are on the Morrison-Joyce Government to see what they will do in relation to climate change. 

The August/September sittings - federal update

By Terri Butler MP

We have had four federal parliamentary sitting weeks since August 1, and it has never been more crucial to apply scrutiny to the Morrison-Joyce Government.

The pandemic response continues to dominate federal politics, and in recent weeks we have also dealt with a number of other serious issues.

Originally published in The WestEnder

Visa privatisation

By Terri Butler MP

06 June 2021