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- Questions without Notice: Budget (10 Dec 2013)
“My question is to the Treasurer. With Victoria recording negative economic growth per capita, the future of Holden in doubt, and last week's national accounts showing the importance of public spending to the country's economic health, does the Treasurer agree that it would be the wrong time to make harsh cuts in next weeks MYEFO and in the upcoming federal budget?”
- Bills: Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Submarine Cable Protection) Bill 2013; Second Reading (4 Dec 2013)
“I rise to make some brief remarks on the Telecommunications (Submarine Cable Protection) Bill 2013. The Greens generally support the principle behind this bill, but will refer it to a Senate committee for inquiry. We will do this for several reasons: first, to ensure that the results of the statutory review undertaken by ACMA five years after the 2005 legislation are adequate; second, to...”
- Bills: Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013; Second Reading (4 Dec 2013)
“The Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 does many things and many of those things are very bad. I just want to focus in my contribution on two of those. One concerns gambling. About this time last year I was able to stand up in this chamber and speak in favour of the National Gambling Reform Bill. That was flawed legislation. It did not go nearly far enough in fighting...”
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- Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 7 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.
- 47 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Adam Bandt speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 233 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)