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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Maribyrnong
  • Leader of the Opposition (since 13 Oct 2013)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — Federal election
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Questions without Notice: Abbott Government (4 Sep 2014)

“My question is to the Acting Prime Minister. It has been one year since this government began its assault on Australian families, jobs, hospitals, schools and pensioners. No wonder Australians are angry at this government, who spent every day in the past year breaking its promises. Why should the Australian people have to pay the price for a Prime Minister who lied his way into office?”

Questions without Notice: Abbott Government (4 Sep 2014)

“No, I won't rephrase the question.”

Questions without Notice: Superannuation (4 Sep 2014)

“My question is to the Acting Prime Minister. The freezing of the superannuation guarantee will mean that an average income earner aged 25 will lose around $100,000 by the time they retire. Can the Acting Prime Minister explain to the students here in parliament today from the National Student Leadership Forum why his government is placing the interests of one billionaire ahead of the...”

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  • Has spoken in 170 debates in the last year — well above 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 17–18 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") 545 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)