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- Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Lalor
- Left House of Representatives on 5 August 2013 — retired
- Entered House of Representatives on 3 October 1998 — Federal election
- Motions: Labor Party Leadership (26 Jun 2013)
“I ask that further questions be placed on the Notice Paper.”
- Questions without Notice: Labor Party Leadership (26 Jun 2013)
“It is a pity that the Leader of the Opposition did not listen to some of the answers earlier in question time, because I can assure him and the Australian people that as Prime Minister I am getting on with the job. That is what the government is doing. That is why I can come into this parliament today and say that through this parliament we have legislated to improve school funding, to invest...”
- Questions without Notice: Asylum Seekers (26 Jun 2013)
“I thank the Deputy Leader of the Opposition for her question because it enables me to explain some of the approach that the government takes here. There are various stages of assessment of asylum seeker claims, and when people present and raise no reasonable prospect that they have a protection claim when it is clear that they are seeking, to use the terminology, to be economic...”
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- Has spoken in 149 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 15 comments on this Representative's speeches — well 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.
- 327 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1799 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)