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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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Matters of Public Importance: Superannuation (1 Oct 2014)

“Absolutely dignity! There is still not enough there, and this is really what is before us here today. Even though we have had a bit over 20 years of Superannuation Guarantee and workers' retirement savings building to a reasonable but very modest position, it is still not enough. That is why, when we were in government, we moved to have superannuation raised from nine per cent to 12 per cent....”

Matters of Public Importance: Superannuation (1 Oct 2014)

“It should be completely bipartisan, celebrated by every single person. But there is one thing I do understand really, really clearly, as do the Australian people and as do Labor—that is, while the Liberal Party and the National Party have an ideological hatred of Superannuation Guarantee, they know they tread a very fine line because they know the Australian people do not agree with...”

Matters of Public Importance: Superannuation (1 Oct 2014)

“If you ever needed more evidence that this is a government completely confused not only about its role in government but also about superannuation, we just had it all. Ten minutes of all sorts of speeches smashed together, not once talking about superannuation—one of the most important issues that faces the Australian people—for an ageing population, budgets or the economy. It is...”

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  • Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below 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") 456 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)