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  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Holt
  • Left House of Representatives on 21 May 2022 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 6 November 1999 — Byelection

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Constituency Statements: Holt Electorate: Australia Day Awards (10 Feb 2022)

“I want to talk about an exceptional group of people and organisations that I honoured on Australia Day as part of the 18th annual Holt Australia Day awards. Thirty-eight individuals and six local organisations were recognised for their contribution to the community at the Cranbourne Community Theatre on a rather sultry Australia Day. This wouldn't have been possible without the incredible...”

Adjournment: Afghanistan (1 Sep 2021)

“[by video link] I want to talk tonight about Afghanistan, in particular what has happened there more recently, particularly with the evacuation of some 4,000 citizens, visa holders, locally engaged employees and permanent residents from Kabul airport. As you may know, I've had a close relationship with the Afghan community here in Melbourne, in the south-east of Melbourne, for over 25 years....”

Bills: Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Bill 2021; Second Reading (23 Aug 2021)

“[by video link] It goes without saying, with respect to the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Sunsetting Review and Other Measures) Bill 2021, that the Labor Party supports this bill. I also support the second reading amendment that was moved by my friend the member for Scullin with respect to the declared area provisions, but I will come back to that a bit later on in this discussion....”

More of Anthony Byrne's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — well below 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.
  • 9 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 345 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)