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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: Higher Education (30 Oct 2014)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. I refer to NATSEM modelling that shows that under the Prime Minister's unfair university changes a young woman studying to become a vet would owe over $437,000 for her degree, meaning she would never repay her HELP debt. Why does the Prime Minister want to saddle millions of Australians with a debt sentence?”

Questions without Notice: Direct Action (30 Oct 2014)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. I refer again to the Prime Minister's $2½ billion dirty deal to pay big polluters. Eminent economists have said that $4 billion to $5 billion per year will have to be paid to big polluters to reach Australia's emissions reduction target. Given that his dirty deal does not add up, can the Prime Minister confirm how much more he will take from...”

Questions without Notice: Direct Action (30 Oct 2014)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. This morning, market analysts RepuTex confirmed that the Prime Minister's $2½ billion dirty deal with Clive Palmer will only deliver 20 per cent to 30 per cent of Australia's target for carbon pollution reduction. The Prime Minister cannot have it both ways. Has he abandoned Australia's carbon pollution reduction target or will he take billions of...”

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  • Has spoken in 203 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") 566 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)