Category Speeches

Marriage and the Family

Family, cornerstone of a Civilised Society – I wrote this as a speech 17/11/2004 – nothing has changed. The Hon. DAVID OLDFIELD  [10.23 p.m.]: This week my wife, Lisa, and I had the privilege of meeting the President of the New South Wales branch of the Australian Family Association, Mrs Mary-Louise Fowler. Mary-Louise and many […]

Israel’s historic right to existence

I wrote this speech in 2004 when I was a Member of Parliament. It’s as current now as it was then. I look forward to your comments. The Hon. DAVID OLDFIELD [3.14 a.m.]: The recent mysterious death of Yasser Arafat may be construed by some to create even greater instability in the Middle East. However, […]