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- Bills: Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2013-2014; Second Reading (29 May 2013)
“This will be my last comment in the annual ritual of commenting on the budget. As that dawned on me, it brought to mind the circumstances of my first response back in 1996. I do not intend this to be my valedictory speech but, as I contemplate leaving parliament for a new life, I have come to realise that truly nothing is new under the sun. In 1996 the coalition came to government with the...”
- Adjournment: Gilmore Electorate: Work Experience, Gilmore Electorate: CCTV Cameras (15 May 2013)
“Colleagues would know that we always have work experience people in our office and we ask them to speak about their experience. I would like to quote from the speech by Kate Sinclair, a year 12 student at Kiama High School. She writes: Currently I am half way through completing the HSC and lately I have found myself looking more and more toward the future, wondering what is next for Kate...”
- Bills: National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012; Second Reading (13 Feb 2013)
“Having always been aware of how difficult it has been for families, I found that my awareness of those with disabilities was heightened some years ago when a new media officer joined my staff. Shawn Burns was a former newsdesk chief with WIN News. He chose to give up his job in Wollongong and move to Nowra, where the needs of Mac, his son, who has cerebral palsy, could be better served. Mac...”
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- Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 3 comments on this Representative's speeches — above average amongst Representatives.
- This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 20 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Joanna Gash speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 175 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)