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  • Australian Greens Representative for Melbourne
  • Entered House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — Federal election
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Bills: Help to Buy Bill 2023, Help to Buy (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2023; Second Reading (27 Feb 2024)

“Imagine having the power to fix the housing and rental crisis but deciding not to use it and instead using the power of government to make it worse. That is what Labor is doing now. Imagine having the power to help every renter who is saving up a deposit to buy a home only to find that, by the time it comes to buy or to the auction, house prices have gone up so much they have to save even...”

Questions without Notice: Housing (15 Feb 2024)

“Speaker, on the point of order, I have two points. Firstly, the opening words of the question were 'regarding housing'. Secondly, if it's the government's contention that negative gearing and capital gains tax discount do not have an impact on housing, then that is an extraordinary admission. That is an extraordinary statement.”

Ministerial Statements: National Apology to the Stolen Generations: 16th Anniversary (15 Feb 2024)

“I want to speak about the Closing the Gap annual statement and some of the report cards that have been delivered that show how things are going in this country. The picture is not good. The Productivity Commission's report showed what many of us have known for a long time, which is that the gaps are not closing and that governments need to take a fundamentally different approach to the way...”

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  • Has spoken in 76 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 13 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 900 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)