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- Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Kingsford Smith
- Left House of Representatives on 5 August 2013 — retired
- Entered House of Representatives on 9 October 2004 — Federal election
- Adjournment: Valedictory (27 Jun 2013)
“I take this opportunity to record a brief valedictory for the benefit of the House and more importantly for the record. I seek the indulgence of the House to make some remarks on my last day in the parliament. It is commonplace for members to stand here and to thank, as they should, officers of parliament, those that make life easier for us who are serving politicians, particularly ministers....”
- Questions without Notice: Schools (26 Jun 2013)
“I thank the member for Page for her question. This government is about making sure that we do things which will make a difference to Australia, bringing in big reforms that will improve our country now and for the future, whether it is a price on carbon, the National Broadband Network or a national disability insurance scheme. And today the parliament has passed the Australian Education Bill...”
- Bills: Early Years Quality Fund Special Account Bill 2013; Third Reading (25 Jun 2013)
“by leave—I move: That this bill be now read a third time. Question agreed to. Bill read a third time.”
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- Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 1 comment on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
- This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 54 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 448 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)