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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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Matters of Public Importance: Budget (17 Jul 2014)

“This week will be the last week for five weeks that parliament sits. The government has an opportunity over the next five weeks to face the people being punished by its unfair and chaotic budget. This Prime Minister loves to talk about manning up and other references to his courage and strength. Perhaps the Prime Minister of Australia should show the courage to talk to the people being harmed...”

Questions without Notice: Budget (17 Jul 2014)

“Madam Speaker, my question is to the Prime Minister. According to NATSEM, a single income family on $65,000 will be $6,000 a year worse off because of the Prime Minister's unfair budget.”

Questions without Notice: Budget (17 Jul 2014)

“This week the Prime Minister has failed to rule out further cuts, including a $15 GP tax, cuts to the National Disability Insurance Scheme, scrapping the family tax benefit, further cuts to schools and hospitals. How much more will Australian families have to suffer under the Treasurer's alternative budget? Mr Hockey interjecting—”

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  • Has spoken in 150 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") 532 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)