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Committees: Human Rights Committee; Report (26 Mar 2014)

“On behalf of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights, I present the committee's fifth report of the 44th Parliament entitled Examination of legislation in accordance with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011: bills introduced 17-20 March 2014, legislative instruments received 1-7 March 2014. Report made a parliamentary paper in accordance with standing order 39(e). by...”

Questions without Notice: Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (25 Mar 2014)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. The Attorney-General has today announced that the Abbott government wants to give bigotry its blessing in Australia. Is it the intention of the government to allow a person to publish or broadcast racially derogatory comments which offend, insult and humiliate?”

Private Members' Business: ABC and SBS (24 Mar 2014)

“At the outset, I associate myself with a few comments made by the member for Corangamite. Certainly, I would have hoped that there was reference in this motion to Indigenous television. I also agree with her assertion that no area of society should be exempt from criticism. The ABC is as imperfect as all of us, and, indisputably, there can be commercial investigations as to its effectiveness....”

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  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 5 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") 210 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)