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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Gorton
  • Minister for Skills and Training (since 1 Jun 2022)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 10 November 2001 — Federal election
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Questions without Notice: Vocational Education and Training (28 Feb 2024)

“I thank the member for Wills for his very strong and long advocacy for the VET sector in his electorate and beyond across this nation. The government inherited the worst skills shortage in this nation in 50 years. Whatever occupation, whatever profession, whatever trade, we have a significant challenge to supply the skills to our labour markets around our economy. It's why we convened the...”

Condolences: O'Donoghue, Dr Lowitja, AC, CBE, DSG (28 Feb 2024)

“I rise to reflect on the passing of one of Australia's most revered and influential Aboriginal leaders, Dr Lowitja O'Donoghue. Lowitja O'Donoghue was a proud Yankunytjatjara woman of great intellect, great courage and great dignity. She dedicated her life to improving the health and lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and her fearlessness to enact change has left an...”

Constituency Statements: Albanese Government (28 Feb 2024)

“I rise to make a really important contribution to this parliament, because last night the parliament passed Labor's tax cut plans, which will provide relief for 13.6 million Australians. All taxpayers will be provided with tax cuts as a result of the Labor plan, and, from 1 July, in my electorate of Gorton, we'll see 78,000 taxpayers receiving cost-of-living relief through these tax cuts....”

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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 605 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)