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- Matters of Public Importance: Abbott Government (27 Feb 2014)
“Mr Deputy Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I would ask the member to withdraw the accusation of 'racist'.”
- Petitions: Employment (27 Feb 2014)
“I also want to talk about unemployment and jobs today. Indeed, my own area of the Illawarra was identified as the second-highest in New South in a recent survey about youth unemployment. It is a very, very important issue that many of us face. I want to commence my comments by also expressing my own personal care and concern for thousands of workers who today are in a terribly difficult...”
- Bills: Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment Bill 2013; Second Reading (11 Feb 2014)
“I rise to indicate my support for the Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment Bill 2013. The bill seeks to make amendments to empower the Tuition Protection Service to better protect students, and therefore Australia's reputation as a country offering the highest quality vocational and tertiary education. Firstly, this amendment bill seeks to ensure the Tuition Protection Service...”
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- Has spoken in 25 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.
- 14 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Sharon Bird speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 251 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)