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Private Members' Business: Online Safety (18 Mar 2024)

“Online safety for children is probably one of the most pressing immediate problems in this digital world now. We have all heard stories about the epidemic of childhood anxiety and concerns, and about the abuse of children. It is endemic. Unfortunately, most of the causes of the anxiety is happening online; that's where trolls, colleagues and peers of teenagers are abusing them. But there are...”

Constituency Statements: Electric Vehicles (28 Feb 2024)

“I rise today to speak of the impact of Labor's new vehicle standards on families, tradies and farmers in my electorate. The new carbon tax on popular SUVs, utes and four-wheel drives will push up the cost of new vehicles by up to $25,000 at purchase. It's a policy to push people into EVs whether they like them or not. These are the types of vehicles that families, tradies and farmers are...”

Bills: Help to Buy Bill 2023, Help to Buy (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2023; Second Reading (27 Feb 2024)

“I rise to speak on the Help to Buy (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2023. This bill was announced with much fanfare. I note that the Prime Minister was actually here in the chamber to talk to this bill, so it does signify the importance of this to the government. But this is the latest iteration of many policy announcements to address the housing crisis, both the availability of housing and...”

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  • Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 417 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)