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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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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?”

Bills: Automotive Transformation Scheme Amendment Bill 2014; Second Reading (2 Oct 2014)

“I also rise to speak on the Automotive Transformation Scheme Amendment Bill 2014, and I stand amazed that we are talking about a scheme that proposes to make a $500 million cut to the Automotive Transformation Scheme over 2014-15 to 2017-18, when we need it the most. We are going through the most significant transformation we have ever seen in the auto industry, and we are now proposing to...”

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  • Has spoken in 42 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") 526 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)