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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Cunningham
  • Shadow Minister for Vocational Education (since 18 Oct 2013)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 9 October 2004 — Federal election
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Matters of Public Importance: Abbott Government (4 Sep 2014)

“I will go through it for the member opposite, who says that is not true. Are you saying to me that there was not $1 billion in the budget taken out of apprenticeship programs? Ms Scott interjecting— Okay, then I will outline for the member opposite what exactly you did: a $20,000 loan—I am sure apprentices are so thrilled! Let me tell the member opposite: you abolished the Tools...”

Matters of Public Importance: Abbott Government (4 Sep 2014)

“Stop encouraging the member to make a fool of herself, Deputy Speaker! Let me tell you: not only did you abolish the Tools For Your Trade program, but let me name the four other programs that you abolished in the budget for which there was no replacement. No. 1 was the Apprenticeships Access Program. I was out in Western Sydney as a minister visiting the Motor Traders' Association who ran the...”

Matters of Public Importance: Abbott Government (4 Sep 2014)

“This week is a year since the Abbott government was elected, and what a dismal year it has been for millions of Australians. Let us just have a look at where exactly so many Australians are at the moment. I want to draw the House's attention to a particular commitment that was made before the election by the now Prime Minister, in a press release on 4 September last year. The now Prime...”

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  • Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — below 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 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") 279 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)