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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Kingston
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Health (since 18 Oct 2013)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — Federal election
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Adjournment: Trade Training Centres (17 Jul 2014)

“I rise today to talk about my real concern about the future of Trade Training Centres in schools. This goes to the heart of the future of our young people being able to learn a trade and develop new skills to ensure that we are building a prosperous Australia. We know that the Prime Minister broke his election promise when he said there would be no cuts to schools. Indeed, what we have seen...”

Bills: National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2014; Second Reading (16 Jul 2014)

“The National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2014 is just one of many bills before the House attacking our universal healthcare system. What we have seen in this budget of broken promises is a cost-shift from government to ordinary people—aimed at pricing them out of the healthcare system. The proposed GP tax would spell the end of universal health care. I have spoken...”

Questions without Notice: Higher Education (15 Jul 2014)

“My question is to the Deputy Prime Minister. Universities Australia says the government's changes to higher education could quadruple the cost of a nursing degree to $98,000. Why is the government unfairly targeting nurses with this cruel budget?”

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  • Has spoken in 59 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 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") 313 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)