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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Cunningham
  • Shadow Minister for Vocational Education (since 18 Oct 2013)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 9 October 2004 — Federal election
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Statements by Members: Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (30 Oct 2014)

“Every day, across this nation, thousands of truck drivers go to work on the roads that run through our communities—roads that they share with our families, our communities and people either working or taking the time to do social activities using our roads. The reality for too many of those drivers for too long has been that the unconscionable pressure put upon them to do hours that are...”

Statements by Members: Higher Education (28 Oct 2014)

“There are many ways this government has failed the people of Australia, but one is the most indefensible and short-sighted—the concerted attack on access to higher education. If the changes proposed by this government are put in place, there will be a stark choice for Australians across this nation. That stark choice will be: 'Can I afford to go to university or not?' That is...”

Condolences: Whitlam, Hon. Edward Gough, AC, QC (28 Oct 2014)

“I rise to convey my condolences to the House on the passing of the Honourable EG Whitlam AC, QC. In the coming days and weeks a great deal more will be written and said about the prime ministership of Gough Whitlam. It follows decades of discussion, writing and talking about the contribution of his government. One thing that can never be questioned is the modernising and transformative impact...”

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  • Has spoken in 51 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Representative's speeches — 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") 285 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)