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  • Australian Greens Representative for Melbourne
  • Entered House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — Federal election
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Bills: Automotive Transformation Scheme Amendment Bill 2014; Second Reading (30 Sep 2014)

“As you head out of Melbourne and go on the bypass around Geelong, you go over the Lewis Bandt bridge. The Lewis Bandt bridge is there because Lewis Bandt invented the ute when he was working for Ford back in 1932. A farmer came to him and said, 'I want something that will get my pigs to market on Saturdays and my wife to church on Sundays,' and Lewis Bandt, working for Ford, invented the ute....”

Bills: Automotive Transformation Scheme Amendment Bill 2014; Second Reading (30 Sep 2014)

“The interjection is that public transport needs customers. Up until a little while ago, there was some federal government money going towards public transport projects. This government has come along and cut it out because, apparently, that is not what federal governments do They are quite happy to put billions into a road that will then in turn support car retailers but they are not happy to...”

Bills: Automotive Transformation Scheme Amendment Bill 2014; Second Reading (30 Sep 2014)

“Are you going to cut the diesel fuel rebate? Or your support to fossil fuels? What do you call your fossil fuel subsidies then?”

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  • Has spoken in 78 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") 298 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)