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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Ballarat
  • Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government (since 1 Jun 2022)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 10 November 2001 — Federal election
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Questions without Notice: Fuel Efficiency Standards (27 Feb 2024)

“I thank the member for Bowman for that question. It feels a bit like groundhog day. These are the same people that said that, frankly, the minimum wage would wreck the economy, tax cuts for all Australians was Marxist economics and a war on hardworking Australians, and the weekend would be over and there'd be no more barbeques for everybody. We all know that what those opposite say is,...”

Questions without Notice: Gender Equality (27 Feb 2024)

“I thank the member for Higgins for the question and her championing women's equality in this place. Of course, the Labor government is delivering on our promise to lead the way in closing the gender pay gap in Australia. Last year we passed legislation that would increase transparency and reporting for gender pay gaps, and today this data has been released. If those opposite were serious...”

Constituency Statements: Murphy, Ms Samantha, Medicare (13 Feb 2024)

“I start with the obviously very tragic event in my community over the last six days, the disappearance of Samantha Murphy, a 51-year-old mum who is known to many across the community of Ballarat. The police investigation is continuing, and I do want to say thank you very much to VicPol and to the SES, the CFA and council workers as well as the many volunteers across our community who have...”

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  • Has spoken in 65 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 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") 609 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)