On June 8th, CAF invited two representatives from both sides of politics to help the community make a more informed decision. Many important issues were discussed on the night including Medicare, Education, Employment and Immigration Policy. We had a full room and a very attentive audience engaged with the debate put before them.
Craig Laundy MP - Member for Reid
Chris Hayes MP - Member for Fowler
Julian Leeser - Candidate for Berowra
Linda Burney - Candidate for Barton
Click play on the video below to hear the full debate:
Video produced by Jon-Claire Lee (JCL Productions).
00:00:00 President Kenrick Cheah's Welcome
00:03:50 Linda Burney's Address
00:08:45 Julian Leeser's Address
00:12:15 Chris Hayes MP's Address
00:17:00 Craig Laundy MP's Address
00:23:20 Question: How will the Parties Deal with Pauline Hanson's plans to re-enter parliament?
00:27:45 Question: Will both parties continue support for the Chinese Free Trade Agreement?
00:34:20 Question: Representation of Ethnic Minorities in Australian Parliament
00:41:15 Question: Australia's Treatment of Asylum Seekers
00:55:10 Question: Foreign Affairs - Australia's role in the Conflict within the South China Sea
00:58:40 Question: Youth Unemployment
01:04:00 Question: Emplyoment of Ethnic Minority Groups
01:11:15 Question: Temporary Working Visas & Taxation
01:15:33 Question: Higher Education Standards in Australia
01:22:55 Question: Negative Gearing for Property Investment
01:33:50 Question: What's in a Name? Job Prospects for individuals with Ethnic names.
01:38:30 Question: Protecting Section 18C
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