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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Oxley
  • Shadow Minister Assisting the Leader for Small Business (since 18 Oct 2013)
    Shadow Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation (since 18 Oct 2013)
    Shadow Minister for Sport (since 18 Oct 2013)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 3 October 1998 — Federal election
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Bills: National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2014; Second Reading (16 Jul 2014)

“I rise to speak on the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2014. This is a bad bill. Let's not mince words. Let's not pretend we do not know what this bill is about. It is a bad bill. It is a bad bill that will hit the most vulnerable in our community—the sick and the poorest. It does this unfairly. It is disproportionate. It is not within the context of what the...”

Bills: Corporations Amendment (Simple Corporate Bonds and Other Measures) Bill 2014; Second Reading (16 Jul 2014)

“It is a pleasure to speak on the Corporations Amendment (Simple Corporate Bonds and Other Measures) Bill 2014 because it does some good things. The bill seeks to reduce the regulatory burden of companies offering relatively simple, or vanilla, corporate bonds to retail investors. This bill contains three major elements. Currently, the issuance of corporate bonds to retail investors requires...”

Questions without Notice: Financial Services (15 Jul 2014)

“My question is to the Deputy Prime Minister. In light of the Commonwealth Bank financial planning scandal, why is the government opening the door for commissions to be paid on general and personal advice when this will make it impossible to guarantee that financial advice is being given in the best interests of Australian investors?”

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  • Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 16–17 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") 446 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)