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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Chisholm
  • Changed party from Speaker on 5 Aug 2013; from Deputy-Speaker on 9 Oct 2012; from Australian Labor Party on 11 Feb 2008
  • Entered House of Representatives on 3 October 1998 — Federal election
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Statements by Members: Budget (17 Jul 2014)

“This Treasurer's budget is a shambles. The Treasurer has lost control of his agenda and his anger, and in his anger he has lashed out—prepared once again to punish those who can least afford it. Enough is enough. The Treasurer needs to rule out further cuts to the services and payments that our most vulnerable Australians rely on. One such person is Mirelle, who writes: I am on the DSP,...”

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

“Thank you, Deputy Speaker, but I will point out—”

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

“My apologies, Madam Speaker. I was actually going to point out—and this is why I was stumbling over my words—that 'the Hon.' does not attach to former Speakers unless you go to the Governor-in-Council, so it is never attached to me. Whether that makes me honourable or not, I am not sure!”

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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — well below 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 15–16 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") 517 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)