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Bills: Climate Change Bill 2022, Climate Change (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2022; Consideration in Detail (4 Aug 2022)

“on indulgence—I share your pain, member for Kooyong. At least you've been here for about 14 days. I've been here 14 years and I've made the same mistake. For the record, I inadvertently voted in a manner I did not intend to during an earlier division. I was engaged in a very lively discussion with the member for Lyons and I simply made a mistake. I fully support the coalition's position...”

Constituency Statements: Fuel (2 Aug 2022)

“I refer to the previous government's decision to cut the fuel excise in half. It was a decision that saved motorists 22c per litre, at a cost to the budget of some $2.9 billion over a six-month period. I acknowledge that that was intended as a temporary and targeted measure in direct response to the war in Ukraine. It was a direct response to supply pressures and escalating prices for...”

Questions to the Speaker: Standing And Sessional Orders (2 Aug 2022)

“I seek your guidance under standing orders 89 and 90 that deal with disorder, offensive words and imputations of improper motives. I specifically refer to the term 'rort' and the use of that term during question time in the last couple of weeks. The Treasurer has used the term on a frequent basis and, today, the minister for infrastructure used the term to refer to those opposite....”

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  • Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 15 comments on this Representative's speeches — well 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") 562 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)