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Barry Haase, former Representative

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  • Former Liberal Party Representative for Durack
  • Left House of Representatives on 5 August 2013 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 3 October 1998 — Federal election

Most recent appearances in parliament

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (24 Jun 2013)

“I rise today heavy of heart to address the House for the final time, to reflect on my career, to give thanks to all who have helped me along the way and to say goodbye to colleagues, many of whom have become friends for life. On Monday, 23 November 1998 I delivered my first speech to the House. At the time I was the member for Kalgoorlie and I felt it an honour to have been elected to...”

Bills: Voice for Animals (Independent Office of Animal Welfare) Bill 2013; Second Reading (3 Jun 2013)

“I give my thanks to my learned friend opposite, the member for Braddon, for announcing the government's very intelligent view in opposing this bill, the Voice for Animals (Independent Office of Animal Welfare) Bill 2013. We in this place have to ask ourselves what the motivation is behind this particular bill being introduced. I am firmly of the view that the single reason for the...”

Bills: Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2013-2014; Second Reading (29 May 2013)

“I rise to speak to Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2013-2014, Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2013-2014 and Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2013-2014 concurrently. Associate to write this speech, I reflected upon the last three times to address the House in relation to the annual budget. On 3 June 2010 I said: On 31 May 2011 I said: On 29 May 2012 I said: And today on 29 May 2013...”

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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below 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") 185 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)