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RSS feed Senator Deborah O'Neill , former Representative

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  • Australian Labor Party Senator for NSW
  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Robertson
  • Entered the Senate on 13 November 2013
  • Previously Representative for Robertson until 7 September 2013
  • Entered House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — Federal election
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Adjournment: Higher Education (2 Sep 2014)

“I rise to put on the record the threat posed to regional communities by the legislation that was put before the House of Representatives this day. This morning in that other place, the green chamber, legislation was passed that will see a generation of young people turn away from university—many of them not by choice but by the force of the hand of this unruly, miserly government of...”

Bills: Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bilateral Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014; Second Reading (1 Sep 2014)

“In my speech on the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bilateral Agreement Implementation) Bill I want first to put on the record a few of the facts that have been glossed over. Those opposite have made significant efforts to disappear the facts from this debate. I would also like to talk about what the bill is seeking to do in a practical way, and then I will...”

Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Answers to Questions (1 Sep 2014)

“I stand to take note of Senator Fifield's and Senator Johnston's answers on questions related to the government's gutting of the Dementia and Severe Behaviours Supplement, and also of the potential withdrawal of funding from the regional universities removing themselves from the regions. There are more than 330,000 Australians living with dementia, and their carers should also take note of...”

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  • Has spoken in 102 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 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") 211 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 45 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)