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RSS feed David Feeney, former Representative, former Senator

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Batman
  • Former Australian Labor Party Senator for Victoria
  • Entered the Senate on 1 July 2008 — Federal election
  • Previously Representative for Batman until 1 February 2018 — Resigned
  • Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 12 August 2013 — Resigned

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Bill 2017; Second Reading (6 Dec 2017)

“I'm proud to rise in the House today to support the Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Bill 2017. This bill will allow two people the freedom to marry in Australia regardless of their sex or gender. The bill also recognises foreign same-sex marriages in Australia. The requirements for a legally valid marriage otherwise remain the same under the Marriage Act. This is a bill...”

Private Members' Business: Holden (23 Oct 2017)

“I begin by thanking my colleague, the member for Wakefield, for bringing this very important motion before this parliament, and I am delighted to second it. Last week, the sadness about the final destruction of this country's car industry reverberated throughout this chamber, throughout this parliament and, I might say, across the country. The closure of the Holden Australia plant in...”

Private Members' Business: Holden (23 Oct 2017)

“I second the motion and reserve my right to speak.”

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • Has spoken in 63 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 3 comments on this Representative's speeches — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 3 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 23 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 95 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 309 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)