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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Maribyrnong
  • Leader of the Opposition (since 13 Oct 2013)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — Federal election
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Questions without Notice: Economy (26 Nov 2014)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. I refer to reports today that the Prime Minister is 'scraping off the barnacles'. Which barnacle will the Prime Minister scrape off today—his disaster of $100,000 university degrees or his gold-plated paid parental leave scheme?”

Questions without Notice: Abbott Government (26 Nov 2014)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. I refer to reports today that the Prime Minister is 'scraping off barnacles'. Which barnacle will the Prime Minister scrape off today? His disaster of a defence minister or his disaster of a GP tax?”

Questions without Notice: Minister for Defence (26 Nov 2014)

“I rise on a point of order. The Prime Minister has totally fabricated those remarks that he has attributed to me.”

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  • Has spoken in 193 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Representative's speeches — above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 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") 577 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)