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- Governor-General's Speech: Address-in-Reply (27 Feb 2014)
“Madam Speaker, I acknowledge the Ngunnawal and Ngambri peoples, the custodians of the land on which we meet. I pay my respects to elders past and present. I am honoured today to come into this chamber as the elected representative for the people of Griffith, on Brisbane's south side, so I also pay my respects to the first nations people of that land, the Ugarapul, Yuggera, Jagera and Turrbal...”
- Bills: Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Bill 2013, Building and Construction Industry (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013; Second Reading (12 Dec 2013)
“Mr Deputy Speaker, on a point of order: the member for Bass has done this now on a number of occasions. Standing order 66A says very clearly that the idea of this new standing order is that you stand up and ask whether an intervention is going to be taken by the Speaker and, if the speaker says yes, you get a chance to state your question. While I have been sitting in the chamber, on three...”
- Bills: Australian Capital Territory Water Management Legislation Amendment Bill 2013; Second Reading (11 Dec 2013)
“The opposition supports the Australian Capital Territory Water Management Legislation Amendment Bill 2013. Indeed, this was a bill prepared before the election as part of the implementation arrangements for the Murray-Darling Basin Plan but was not able to be processed through the parliament before the election. I am grateful to the minister for bringing this bill before the parliament, and I...”
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- Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 138 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)