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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: Taxation (13 Feb 2024)

“I thank the member for Adelaide for his question and for his strong advocacy for apprentices and the VET sector in his electorate and beyond. It was great to be with the member for Adelaide just before Christmas as we visited a great company in Adelaide, Bianco construction, where we spoke with apprentices. I think we spoke to the apprentice boilermaker, Isaiah, and to the apprentice...”

Questions without Notice: Vocational Education and Training (7 Feb 2024)

“I thank the member for Makin for his question and his strong advocacy for the VET sector in his electorate and across the country. In response to the worst skills shortage in 50 years, this government responded quickly by initiating programs like fee-free TAFE and, indeed, it struck the first national skills agreement with state and territory governments in a decade. This will deliver the...”

Bills: National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Amendment (Strengthening Quality and Integrity in Vocational Education and Training No. 1) Bill 2024; Second Reading (7 Feb 2024)

“I move: That this bill be now read a second time. Today I'm introducing the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Amendment (Strengthening Quality and Integrity in Vocational Education and Training No. 1) Bill 2024. This bill amends the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011, hereafter mentioned as the act, to support the integrity and quality of...”

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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — well 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") 602 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)