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- Governor-General's Speech: Address-in-Reply (25 Feb 2014)
“I want to uncharacteristically spend a significant part of my contribution to this address-in-reply debate on the last campaign in Werriwa. I do that on a number of bases. In high probability it was probably my last campaign. It was certainly the one in which I had the most difficulty holding my seat. It was the only time I really nearly lost my job in my whole career. It was a very well...”
- Private Members' Business: Kurdistan (24 Feb 2014)
“by leave—I move: That this House notes that: (1) March 2013 marked the 25th anniversary of the genocidal chemical attack by the regime of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein on Halabja in the Kurdish region of Iraq that took at least 4,000 lives within a few minutes and displaced many thousands more, and was part of Saddam’s brutal Anfal Campaign of the 1980s, targeting Kurdish and...”
- Condolences: Gietzelt, Hon. Arthur Thomas, AO (12 Feb 2014)
“The Gietzelt family—Arthur, Ray and the broader family—represent the great success of migration in this country. He was born in San Francisco in 1920, the family having earlier been to Australia. Ironically, this is one year before another great Czechoslovakian was born. Alexander Dubcek was born in 1921, his family having fled to America earlier for political reasons. Their...”
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- Has spoken in 32 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.
- 21 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Laurie Ferguson speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 203 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)