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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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Bills: Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Seniors Health Card and Other Measures) Bill 2014; Second Reading (17 Jul 2014)

“Has that ever happened before?”

Matters of Public Importance: Budget (17 Jul 2014)

“Mr Deputy Speaker, I rise on a point of order. You might ask people to direct their comments through the chair. That might help. Mrs Griggs interjecting—”

Bills: National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2014; Consideration in Detail (16 Jul 2014)

“I want to take the opportunity, as brief as it is to speak on the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2014. I think there is something particularly sad about the fact that this debate has been gagged by the Minister for Communications, but the hypocrisy is fairly consistent with the government's approach to most policy areas. I am taking the opportunity to make it clear...”

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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — 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") 275 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)