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Bills: Corporations Amendment (Streamlining of Future of Financial Advice) Bill 2014; Second Reading (27 Aug 2014)

“I rise to speak on the Corporations Amendment (Streamlining of Future Financial Advice) Bill 2014, which, essentially, undermines significant provisions of the Future of Financial Advice legislation. The member for Kingsford Smith in an earlier contribution contrasted, as he saw it, the difference between the two sides of this House, and I thought he was very telling about his personal...”

Matters of Public Importance: Medicare (27 Aug 2014)

“We heard from the Treasurer today that the impact of the $5-billion increase in the co-payment and the prescription charges will have the impact of reducing doctor visits by one million a year. It does not really give you a localised personal perspective on the nature of the issue. We heard the member for Boothby today describe it as 'modest'. We had the Treasurer compare it to beer and...”

Committees: Human Rights Committee; Report (27 Aug 2014)

“On behalf of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, I present the committee's 10th report of the 44th parliament entitled Examination of legislation in accordance with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011: Bills introduced 7-17 July 2014, Legislative Instruments received 21 June-25 July 2014. I ask leave of the House to make a short statement in connection with the report. Leave...”

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  • Has spoken in 39 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") 227 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)