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Statements on Indulgence: Commonwealth Integrity Commission (17 Feb 2022)

“Can I observe that trust in politics and politicians in this country right now is at rock bottom. That's no wonder, because of all the scandals and the suspicions of scandals, but also because of the complete absence of a regulatory framework to protect the country from misconduct and because of the continuing refusal of the government to put in place that framework. For as long as I've been...”

Bills: Migration Amendment (Strengthening the Character Test) Bill 2021; Second Reading (16 Feb 2022)

“My comments will be brief because the substantive issue is incredibly simple, and that is that the Migration Amendment (Strengthening the Character Test) Bill 2021 is entirely unnecessary because the government and the minister already have sweeping powers to cancel or revoke visas on the basis of someone's character. It's that simple. We don't need to be here. But it does raise the question:...”

Bills: Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure Protection) Bill 2022; Second Reading (16 Feb 2022)

“I second the amendment moved by the remarkable member for Kennedy and reserve my right to speak.”

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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Representative's speeches — 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") 355 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)