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Bruce Billson, former Representative

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

Most recent appearances in parliament

Committees: National Disability Insurance Scheme; Report (5 May 2016)

“On behalf of the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme I present the committee's report entitled Accommodation for people with disabilities and the NDIS, together with the evidence received by the committee. Report made a parliamentary paper in accordance with standing order 39(e). Mr Husic interjecting— I would like to thank my friend and colleague Mr...”

Bills: National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment Bill 2016; Second Reading (2 May 2016)

“It is a post-valedictory contribution that I hope does not cause too much grief. I am very conscious of the shot clock.”

Bills: National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment Bill 2016; Second Reading (2 May 2016)

“You are very kind, sir. This could be my last utterance on this floor, so I hope it is a worthwhile contribution. I want to begin by thanking Bruce Bonyhady, all of the board, the executive and all of the staff at the National Disability Insurance Agency. Rolling out the NDIS is an extraordinary challenge of grand proportions that represents one of the great social ambitions of our...”

More of Bruce Billson's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 27 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 530 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)