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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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Adjournment: Illawarra Business Awards (23 Oct 2014)

“I would like to put in a big plug for the Illawarra Business Chamber's Illawarra Business Awards that are on tomorrow evening. There are 52 finalists out of 100 nominations. Hundreds of local small businesses will be participating. It is a wonderful event. I know everyone in this House celebrates their small businesses on these sorts of occasions. I want to congratulate the Illawarra Business...”

Constituency Statements: Vocational Education and Training (22 Oct 2014)

“I start by absolutely endorsing and associating myself with the comments of the member for Leichhardt in complete opposition to homophobia in the community. That was a very worthwhile contribution to this place. I want to talk about an issue facing many of our electorates which relates to particularly unscrupulous and, I would say unconscionable, behaviour by some private training providers...”

Statements by Members: Cunningham Electorate: Hindu Festivals (20 Oct 2014)

“Just a moment ago, I took the chamber to the southern border of my electorate and the 20th anniversary of the Nan Tien Buddhist temple. I would now like to take you to the northern border of my electorate and the Helensburgh based Hindu temple, which I will be attending this Saturday for the Deepavali festival—the festival of lights, as some of my colleagues have reflected on enjoying...”

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  • Has spoken in 50 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") 283 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)