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Bob Baldwin, former Representative

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  • Former Liberal Party Representative for Paterson
  • Left House of Representatives on 9 May 2016 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 2 March 1996 — Federal election

Most recent appearances in parliament

Governor-General's Speech: Address-in-Reply (4 May 2016)

“Let me commence by saying thank you to the very people who allowed me to be the member for Paterson: my constituents. It has been an honour, it has been a pleasure to serve you, but now is the time to say goodbye. But whilst I am retiring from politics, I am not retiring from life. Just on 25 years ago I was out fishing with my very good friend Mike Warczak. My twin boys, Robbie and David,...”

Adjournment: Paterson Electorate: Unemployment (17 Mar 2016)

“Today I rise to address the issue of unemployment in my electorate. By way of backgrounding, in 2015 over 300,000 jobs were created across the nation. That is the strongest calendar year in jobs growth since 2006. In fact, this government has a very strong record when it comes to creating jobs. Around 421,400, to January 2016, have been created since this government came to office. The...”

Bills: Biological Control Amendment Bill 2016; Second Reading (15 Mar 2016)

“I rise today to speak on and totally support the Biological Control Amendment Bill 2016. Amongst a number of things, this bill amends the definition of an organism for the purpose of the Biological Control Act 1984 to specifically include viruses and sub-viral agents. It also omits the term 'live' from references to organisms. One of the areas I am most passionate about in relation to this...”

More of Bob Baldwin's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 11 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 36 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 445 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)