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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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Adjournment: Petition: Environment (23 Oct 2014)

“It gives me immense pleasure to table a petition of students, teachers and affiliates of Huntingtower School in my electorate of Chisholm. It has been to the Petitions Committee, is in accordance with standing orders and has been approved. Huntingtower is an amazing educational facility in my electorate. It is a school community with an enormous heart whose greatest desire is to do good for...”

Matters of Public Importance: Health Care (22 Oct 2014)

“I really do feel like it is groundhog day. One of the things I campaigned on in my first election campaign before I came into this place was to save Medicare. If you look at my Facebook page, you will see me with Gough Whitlam, and a balloon that reads 'Save Medicare'—to save our universal health system. Unlike those opposite, we do not equate 'universal' with 'free'. We understand that...”

Matters of Public Importance: Health Care (22 Oct 2014)

“What is the Medicare levy then?”

More of Ms Anna Burke's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — 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") 528 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)