By leave: Today I acknowledge the contribution of the students in my electorate, particularly those from St Peters Campus in Maitland who attended Parliament House today. I also acknowledge a particular member of the class from St Peters Campus, John Leao, who was not able to attend today because he was returning from a tour of Europe as part of World Youth Day. Many students in that class gave me fantastic questions before question time. It was interesting to see the process
I was so pleased to welcome students from Maitland High School, Hunter Valley Grammar School Official, Maitland Grossmann High School, Rutherford Technology High School and All Saints College St Mary's Campus to Parliament House today.
They were participating in the Secondary Student Leadership Program which provides them with the opportunity to meet their elected representatives and to develop their knowledge of constitutional and parliamentary processes including the role