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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Isaacs
  • Deputy Manager of Opposition Business (House) (since 18 Oct 2013)
    Shadow Minister for the Arts (since 18 Oct 2013)
    Shadow Attorney General (since 18 Oct 2013)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — Federal election
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Bills: Omnibus Repeal Day (Spring 2014) Bill 2014, Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Bill 2014, Statute Law Revision Bill (No. 2) 2014; Second Reading (29 Oct 2014)

“The Statute Law Revision Bill (No. 2) 2014 is the second introduced by the government this year. The parliament has introduced such bills with regularity since 1934. They are, as the Bills Digest notes, a matter of 'housekeeping'. These bills correct drafting errors, update cross-references and remove spent or obsolete provisions. These bills serve a worthy purpose—they maintain the...”

Bills: Freedom of Information Amendment (New Arrangements) Bill 2014; Second Reading (28 Oct 2014)

“Freedom of information laws are essential to Australia's democracy because they give the Australian public and media access to information about what the government elected by the Australian people is doing in their name. Labor has long championed freedom of information laws. The establishment of a Commonwealth FOI Act became part of Labor's policy platform in 1972. With characteristic...”

Bills: Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2014; Second Reading (28 Oct 2014)

“No! Unreservedly!”

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  • Has spoken in 113 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 19–20 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") 339 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)