yvettes_story_circle-Jarryd_VAIO.png "I’ve lived in West Belconnen all my life. I’m passionate about grassroots activism and community organising. I know it’s essential for people to have access to affordable and quality education, housing, healthcare, Early Childhood Education and work pay and conditions that let everyone take part in the life of our community. I’m always keen to talk to people and I encourage you to contact me for a chat" - Yvette Berry MLA


Today, representing the ACT,  I addressed the COAG National Summit on reducing violence against women and their children, here is the speech I gave as part of the Plenary National Showcase.
One thing my dad always said when the going got tough in politics was “The fight’s not over cos I’m not done fighting yet.” As I think a bit about my first term as an ACT representative, some of the things that make me proudest are the things we in...
  Below is my speech calling for the Federal Liberal Government to call off their intended plebiscite and deliver equality for all Australians through a vote of parliament.    In 2013 when this parliament legislated for marriage equality I asked local couples to let me read their stories onto Hansard...


get updates