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  • Katter's Australian Party Representative for Kennedy
  • Changed party from Independent on 27 Sep 2011
  • Entered House of Representatives on 13 March 1993 — Federal election
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Condolences: NEAL, Mr Alfred, OAM (22 Jun 2023)

“I was very controversially appointed the minister for what was then called Aboriginal affairs in Queensland. I had a fairly radical reputation. As one of the more radical people in parliament, I was given the task of bringing forward the most radical of legislation to the most conservative of parliaments in Australia. In fact, I think a lot of people would describe the Joh Bjelke-Petersen...”

Committees: Electoral Matters Joint Committee; Report (22 Jun 2023)

“Mr Deputy Speaker, please, it is most relevant to the report. Please understand that what I'm asking here is: who finances the political parties, the big machines? I'm not having a go at Clive Palmer—I've always considered him a friend—but where does his money come from? I'm not here to denigrate Clive, I can assure you of that. I regard him as a friend. But $123 million? Alright,...”

Committees: Electoral Matters Joint Committee; Report (22 Jun 2023)

“A number of speakers here are representing or supporting the teals. I don't know what we spent in the last campaign, but I would be very surprised if it was over $200,000. One of the teal members got $1.8 million, another one got $1.75 million dollars, another got $1.6 million, another got $1.3 million, and another got $1.9 million—and now they get up and talk about donations! I...”

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  • Has spoken in 58 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 29 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 14–15 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") 621 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)