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  • Liberal Party Representative for Dickson
  • Minister for Health (since 18 Sep 2013)
    Minister for Sport (since 18 Sep 2013)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 10 November 2001 — Federal election
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Matters of Public Importance: Health Care (22 Oct 2014)

“The Medicare levy? 'The Medicare levy' comes from the former Speaker in this place. It was not even good enough to be put up by her good friend Julia Gillard, the former Prime Minister. Let me correct that: the former Speaker, the member for Chisholm, says that somehow the Medicare levy should cover what we spend on Medicare. Let me give her a basic lesson in economics: we raise with the...”

Matters of Public Importance: Health Care (22 Oct 2014)

“over the course of the last years, would be about $6.40 today. What is the government proposing today? A co-payment of $7. But, importantly, we are retaining bulk-billing not for four out of five services but for those people who cannot afford a co-payment themselves. That retains the principle of universality, which is what this matter of public importance is supposed to be about; it was...”

Matters of Public Importance: Health Care (22 Oct 2014)

“I welcome the opportunity to contribute to this debate and I thank colleagues who are very interested in an important debate. I want to correct a lot of what the shadow minister had to say, and I want to inject some facts, strangely enough, into this debate. Much of what we heard from the previous speaker, the member for Ballarat, is Labor rhetoric and part of a scare campaign, and we saw the...”

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  • Has spoken in 75 debates in the last year — 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 17–18 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") 370 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)