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Bills: National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2014; Second Reading (15 Jul 2014)

“The Liberal Party said that it would give Australia 'calm and methodical government'. Instead we have had a stampede—a veritable running of the balls—replete with cries of, 'Emergency, emergency!' Here, the element of emergency is the cry that the system is unsustainable. This is clearly nonsense, given that there is no plan to put the money raised by this measure back into the...”

Bills: Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No.2], Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], True-up Shortfall Levy (General) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], True-up Shortfall Levy (Excise) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013 [No. 2], Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2], Clean Energy (Income Tax Rates and Other Amendments) Bill 2013 [No. 2], Climate Change Authority (Abolition) Bill 2013 [No. 2], Climate Change Authority (Abolition) Bill 2013 [No. 2]; Second Reading (26 Jun 2014)

“The member for Lindsay talks up the coalition's Direct Action Plan but I have very little confidence that the Direct Action Plan will deliver effective carbon emissions reductions. I believe it will not do anything of the kind and the question that the House needs to ask in considering the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No.2] and related bills is whether this is the...”

Constituency Statements: Micah Challenge (25 Jun 2014)

“Previously, I have spoken about the problem of large and growing global inequality and the fact that the world's richest 85 people own as much wealth as the bottom 3½ billion people in the world. The world's richest one percent own as much of the world's wealth as the bottom 50 per cent; that is, the top one percent own 50 percent of the world's wealth. I was pleased to see Micah...”

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 7 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 343 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)