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  • Liberal Party Representative for Herbert
  • Entered House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — Federal election
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Bills: Australian Education Amendment Bill 2014; Second Reading (20 Oct 2014)

“I rise to speak on the Australian Education Amendment Bill 2014. I like the member for Canberra and I think she is a good person, but can we all, please, stop talking about Gonski as though the Labor Party implemented what Gonski said. Labor implemented what they thought they could get away with. They did not implement Gonski—Gonski cost way more money than that—that was just...”

Motions: Fijian Election (20 Oct 2014)

“I move: Julie Bishop, Australia's foreign minister, will tell you that Fiji is a critical economic, transport and political hub in the Pacific, and that it plays a natural leadership role in the region. A thriving and prosperous Pacific will not be complete without a thriving and prosperous Fiji. In short, it was important to all of the nations in the Pacific, including Australia, that this...”

Private Members' Business: Child Care (20 Oct 2014)

“I always love a private member's motion. It is a chance for you to get up there and talk on something about which you are passionate. Normally you will see the mover of the motion stay in here so they can control the debate and hear what other people are saying, but such is the participation in this debate that these people just make a statement and walk out. The member for Charlton came in...”

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  • Has spoken in 95 debates in the last year — 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 14–15 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") 226 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)