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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: Iraq (26 Aug 2014)

“My question is for the Prime Minister. Prime Minister, are you already engaged in mission creep with talks underway for Australian forces to fight in Iraq? If you cannot rule this out, will you at least bring the matter here for debate, and will you allow a vote on my bill to require parliamentary approval before troops are deployed?”

Bills: National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2014; Consideration in Detail (16 Jul 2014)

“Whoever you voted for at the last election, no-one voted to pay more to see the doctor and no-one voted to pay more for their medicines or for their tests. It is no wonder that the health minister, who gagged this debate, is not in here during the detail stage to defend it, because this is one of the most unpopular measures of the Abbott budget—and it is up against some pretty stiff...”

Constituency Statements: Renewable Energy (16 Jul 2014)

“In Melbourne, the community is taking charge of moving our great city to renewable energy, but they deserve more support from government. Given the climate denial and failure of leadership on global warming from the Abbott government, action at the state and local level is all the more important in the fight for clean energy. Unfortunately, in my state of Victoria we have a government and an...”

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  • Has spoken in 62 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") 280 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)