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- Liberal Party Representative for Groom
- Shadow Minister for Energy and Resources (since 3 Mar 2011)
Shadow Minister for Energy and Resources (since 14 Sep 2010)
- Entered House of Representatives on 3 October 1998 — General election
- Email me whenever Ian Macfarlane speaks (no more than once per day)
- Matters of Public Importance: Budget (15 May 2013)
“Mr Deputy Speaker, on a point of order: I am reluctant to do this, but the reality is that the MPI is about the budget, and this stream of personal attacks by the Assistant Treasurer has nothing to do with the MPI.”
- Questions without Notice: Mining Tax (15 May 2013)
“My question is to the Treasurer. I remind the Treasurer that revenue from the mining tax has collapsed by 95 per cent, causing forecasts to be revised down in this budget from $22.5 billion to $3.3 billion. How can the forecast for a surplus in the future be believed when it relies entirely on the mining tax revenue increasing by more than 10 times the level this year.”
- Bills: Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Compliance Measures No. 2) Bill 2013; Second Reading (15 May 2013)
“I shall not keep the House long on the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Compliance Measures No. 2) Bill 2013, bearing in mind that we do, of course, agree with the government in terms of the changes it is making. Offshore petroleum safety is paramount. The changes that are being introduced under this amendment are changes which not only do we support but come from the...”
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- Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 6 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
- This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 12 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Ian Macfarlane speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 209 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)