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Motions: Child Care (20 Oct 2014)

“When most Australians looked at a press release from the Liberal Party on 18 March that 'the government would ensure Australian families can access affordable child care when and where they needed it', few Australians would have interpreted that as being in line with the government's conduct since then. What we have seen is a slashing of $1 billion from the childcare area of this nation, and...”

Statements by Members: Multiculturalism (2 Oct 2014)

“My residence dictates that I have known in my life a fairly religious Muslim whose grandson was affected by extremism and was killed in Syria. I also live in very close proximity in my suburb to a woman who has decided to be fully covered despite the fact that her mother and sister are not. Issues of harmony are very crucial not only to this country but to me personally. I have seen the way...”

Committees: Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report (2 Oct 2014)

“On behalf of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights, I present the committee's 13th report of the 44th Parliament, entitled Examination of legislation in accordance with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011: Bills introduced 22 - 25 September; legislative instruments received 6 - 12 September 2014. I ask leave of the House to make a short statement in connection with...”

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  • Has spoken in 50 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") 234 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)