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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
- Email me whenever Bernie Ripoll speaks (no more than once per day)
- Governor-General's Speech: Address-in-Reply (24 Feb 2014)
“I thank the House for the opportunity to make some remarks in the address-in-reply. It is always an honour to be elected to this parliament. To be re-elected for the sixth time is a huge honour for me. Being elected for the first time in 1998, I recall really well my campaign, all of the volunteers around me, the Labor Party and my supporters, and my clear intention to work really hard to be...”
- Condolences: Mandela, Mr Rolihlahla (Nelson) Dalibhunga, AC (11 Dec 2013)
“I, like everybody else in this place and I think all Australians, feel some sort of special connection to Nelson Mandela. I thought it was important that I make a few remarks in this place about his life and contribution to all people, and also to associate myself with a range of statements that have been made by members, including the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition. It would...”
- Bills: Infrastructure Australia Amendment Bill 2013; Second Reading (10 Dec 2013)
“What Orwellian times we live in. This is just like back to the future, the bad old days when the coalition government would come into this place and put forward these absolute crackers of bills. If you had read the Work Choices bill you would think it was about more choice for workers, but if you had it applied to you it meant the take-it or leave-it contract bill; that is what it should have...”
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- Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — 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.
- 16 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Bernie Ripoll speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 421 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)