Traeger MP Robbie Katter was fired up on the floor of parliament on Thursday as he spoke to his defeated Working with Children (Indigenous Communities) Amendment Bill 2018.
Mr Katter wants Blue Card applications to be assessed by community groups on a 'case-by-case' basis, claiming the current 'one size fits all' approach prevents locals from obtaining employment.
However his bill was defeated with both the major parties rejected the bill, without even suggesting amendments and he admits he became "emotional".
"My bill was all about reducing barriers (in this case, those caused by the overeach of the Blue Cards) to meaningful work for First Australians," Mr Katter said.
"Child safety, the cornerstone of the Blue Card system, remained paramount under my plan.All the changes would have done was enable decision-making around the Blue Cards (in some circumstances and never when an applicant had a history of harming children) to be undertaken by Local Justice Groups based in those Indigenous communities instead of some faceless bureaucrat in Brisbane who doesn't realise that their tick or flick on an application could literally change someone's life."
Mr Katter was angry at what he called "so much lip service" paid to the many issues facing First Australians. while politicians delivered no meaningful change.
"I've been here for eight years, nothing's been done on alcohol management plans on Mornington Island, we've got hospitals, police, councils, the community saying 'what's happening?'" he said.
"I sit here and we do Welcome to Country, that's all good words, but let's put it into action.
Mr Katter said they would re-introduce the bill again as soon as possible.
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