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Bills: National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2014; Second Reading (16 Jul 2014)

“It might be said that this budget has many facets that have attracted criticism from the general public and from the media. An instance of that was the presentation in this parliament today of a petition by thousands of Australian doctors concerned about what the Prime Minister, on his high income, believes is just a modest co-payment to visit a doctor. There have been major assaults on the...”

Committees: Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report (16 Jul 2014)

“On behalf of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights, I present the committee's ninth report of the 44th Parliament entitled Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights:examination of legislation in accordance with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011, bills introduced 23-26 June 2014, legislative instruments received 7-20 June 2014. Report made a parliamentary paper...”

Motions: Carbon Pricing (14 Jul 2014)

“I cannot agree with the previous speaker that the timing of this motion is good for the government. Quite frankly, it is as bad as the other motion moved by the member for Ryan this week, in which she commended the Red Cross as a great Australian association at the same time that this government is taking $5 million off the Red Cross. So both the motions are not exactly good timing this week....”

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  • Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — below 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") 224 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)