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  • Australian Greens Representative for Melbourne
  • Entered House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — Federal election
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Questions without Notice: National Security (22 Oct 2014)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. Isn't it the case that, by getting Australia more involved in the war in the Middle East, your government is increasing the risk of an Australian being taken hostage or a terrorist attack occurring on home soil?”

Bills: Dental Benefits Legislation Amendment Bill 2014; Second Reading (22 Oct 2014)

“In Australia, you should be able to get dental care on Medicare. Going to the dentist should be like going to the doctor: you can bring out your Medicare card and have treatment, in the same way. The mouth is part of the body, and if you keep your mouth and your teeth healthy you in fact significantly reduce the risk of contracting other, potentially more serious, diseases. But in Australia,...”

Condolences: Whitlam, Hon. Edward Gough, AC, QC (21 Oct 2014)

“When I started primary school, one of the few things I knew was that John Kerr was not a very nice fellow. I could not have picked him out of a line-up, but I knew that in my house he was a person who had done a bad thing to a very good man. My early political education largely consisted of watching my father shout at the television, worried that the dreams of a generation were being dashed....”

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  • Has spoken in 83 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 8 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 305 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)