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Statements by Members: Paper Industry (16 Feb 2023)

“I stand to inform the House that, yesterday, 200 workers at the Australian Maryvale mill lost their jobs. They didn't lose their jobs because they weren't good at them, they didn't lose their jobs because their product wasn't good enough, and they didn't lose their jobs because their product wasn't in demand in Australia. They lost their jobs because the Andrews Labor government refuses to...”

Questions without Notice: Energy (13 Feb 2023)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. I refer to the report from the St Vincent de Paul Society showing that combined gas and electricity bills for the average Victorian household have soared above $4,000 in parts of Victoria, including in my electorate of Gippsland, and average household gas bills will increase by about $675, or 45 per cent, this year. Why have these households still not...”

Condolences: Molan, Senator Andrew James (Jim), AO, DSC (8 Feb 2023)

“I rise to add just a few words of condolence in relation to the very sad passing of Major General Jim Molan. In doing so, I extend my sincere sympathies and condolences to Jim's family—to Anne, and to his children, Sarah, Erin, Felicity and Michael. It's a mark of the man that so many tremendous words have been spoken already in this place about Jim Molan, and I was struck, in the House...”

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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well below 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") 565 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)