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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Port Adelaide
  • Shadow Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water (since 18 Oct 2013)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — Federal election
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Questions without Notice: Environment (20 Oct 2014)

“When it rains, it pours. My question is to the Minister for the Environment. I refer the minister to his recent comments about the importance of funding for Antarctica's walrus populations. Given walruses are confined to the northern hemisphere and are not found in the Antarctic, can the minister confirm whether his information on walruses came from the same source he used when calling for...”

Questions without Notice: Environment (20 Oct 2014)

“My question is to the Minister for the Environment. In its latest report on environmental indicators, the OECD last year confirmed Australia's place as the largest per capita producer of greenhouse gas emissions in the OECD. Yet in an interview on the BBC in the last couple of weeks, the Treasurer described such an assertion as 'absolutely ridiculous' and a 'falsehood'. Minister, who is...”

Bills: Automotive Transformation Scheme Amendment Bill 2014; Second Reading (2 Oct 2014)

“Last December, I think it was, I came across a car industry executive who was leaving the ministerial wing here in Parliament House—someone from South Australia whom I knew. I had a quick chat to him and it is fair to say he was ashen faced. What he said to me was not about the detail of the discussions he was having with the government at the time but about his deep concern that the...”

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  • Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 19–20 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") 165 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)