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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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Address by the Prime Minister of the Republic of India: (18 Nov 2014)

“Madam Speaker, I acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we meet and I pay my respects to their elders both past and present. Prime Minister Modi, the applauding crowds that have greeted you around our country and here today in the house of the Australian people show how very welcome you are today. Might I also add: namaste. You are here today as the first Prime Minister born...”

Address by the President of the People's Republic of China: (17 Nov 2014)

“Thank you, Madam Speaker. I acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, and all the ancient custodians of our continent whose ancestors bartered with Macassan trepangers supplying Chinese markets hundreds of years ago. President Xi and Madam Peng, you honour us with your presence, and it is my pleasure on behalf of the opposition to welcome you to our parliament. Mr...”

Address by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom: (14 Nov 2014)

“I acknowledge the traditional owners of the land upon which we meet, custodians of our ancient continent for more than 40,000 years before the arrival of the First Fleet. I pay my respects to their elders both past and present. Prime Minister Cameron, on behalf of the opposition, it is my very great pleasure to welcome you to our country and to our parliament. Your visit is another proud...”

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  • Has spoken in 188 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") 570 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)