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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: Defence Personnel (20 Oct 2014)

“My question is to the Assistant Minister for Defence. I refer the assistant minister to his earlier response that the Parliamentary Budget Office figures were wrong. The head of the PBO, Mr Phil Bowen, has told a Senate estimates committee this afternoon that these figures are factually based and they are based on the salaries and wages budget estimates for the Department of Defence and arms...”

Questions without Notice: Defence Personnel (20 Oct 2014)

“Madam Speaker, I rise on a point of order as to relevance. I asked the minister just one question.”

Questions without Notice: Defence Personnel (20 Oct 2014)

“It is relevance, Madam Speaker; I think that is clear. We asked him: if the money is in the budget, why—”

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  • Has spoken in 192 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") 556 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)