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Questions without Notice: Petrol Tax (29 Oct 2014)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. I refer to the Prime Minister's decision to ambush Australian motorists with a $2.2 billion petrol tax, without a mandate from the Australian people and without the approval of the parliament. How does the Prime Minister respond to the motorist who said on Channel 7 News last night, 'Looks like we're going to have to get rid of one of the cars, because we...”

Committees: Treaties Committee; Report (28 Oct 2014)

“by leave—The Joint Standing Committee on Treaties is recommending the ratification of the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement. This is consistent with the weight of evidence and submissions to the committee, which stressed the advantages of this agreement for Australian agriculture, and the opposition supports that recommendation. Having said that, I am not going to let this...”

Condolences: Whitlam, Hon. Edward Gough, AC, QC (27 Oct 2014)

“It is a great pleasure and privilege to be able to pay tribute to the life and work of Edward Gough Whitlam and to extend my condolences on behalf of the people of Wills to his surviving family members. Gough Whitlam was a towering figure in Australian political life. I think he was the greatest man that the Australian Labor Party has ever produced, and I think that he was the most...”

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  • Has spoken in 58 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 7 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above 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") 360 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)