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Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (2022 Measures No. 2) Bill 2022; Second Reading (8 Sep 2022)

“I'm always pleased to rise and speak on a treasury laws amendment bill, and it's good to see the Assistant Treasurer in the House for the contribution. I'm sure he'll appreciate it, as he always does. The Treasury Laws Amendment (2022 Measures No. 2) Bill 2022 implements a number of sensible measures from the previous coalition government. I'm pleased to say that it's good to see the...”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Electric Car Discount) Bill 2022; Second Reading (8 Sep 2022)

“I take the introduction from the Treasurer, who might know. It is a subsidy because it's a tax cut that's not being applied more broadly. We didn't subsidise the iPhone, we didn't subsidise computers—we didn't provide tax cuts on those, if the Treasurer wants to go down that road. I find it increasingly strange that we have to continue to provide these subsidies—or tax cuts, as...”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Electric Car Discount) Bill 2022; Second Reading (8 Sep 2022)

“The tradespeople across my electorate and those who are self-employed will not get the benefit from this, and I'd like to know how that's going to benefit them. What is also not spoken about is the impact of this on the electricity network and the capacity for the network to accommodate the increased usage that a greater take-up of electric vehicles will cause. The government have said...”

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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — well above 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") 589 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)