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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Scullin
  • Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs (since 1 Jun 2022)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
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Questions without Notice: Immigration Detention (27 Feb 2024)

“I thank the Leader of the Opposition for his question and I refer him to the answer I gave in the last sitting week in which I said those applications, I can assure the House, are underway, noting the concerns that have been expressed, including by the member for Wannon, about the high threshold that is required to succeed in such an application. Our top priority is keeping the community safe...”

Questions without Notice: Immigration Detention (15 Feb 2024)

“I thank the shadow minister for his question. What I can say to the shadow minister and all members of this House is that I took every step to keep the community safe throughout this, including fighting this case all the way to the High Court.”

Questions without Notice: Immigration Detention (15 Feb 2024)

“I thank the honourable member for their question, and I say once more, for his benefit and the benefit of all members of the House: it was the decision of the High Court that required the release—a decision that would have applied to any government, as he well knows. I say also this: because of the strict visa conditions—including reporting requirements, and electronic monitoring...”

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  • Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
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  • 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") 471 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)