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- Australian Labor Party Representative for Cooper
- Shadow Assistant Minister for Skills (since 2 Jun 2019)
Shadow Assistant Minister for Aged Care (since 2 Jun 2019)
- Entered House of Representatives on 17 March 2018 — Byelection
- Email me whenever Ged Kearney speaks (no more than once per day)
Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Ged Kearney voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted moderately against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Bills: Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Improved Home Care Payment Administration No. 1) Bill 2020; Second Reading (5 Mar 2020)
“I rise to speak on the Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Improved Home Care Payment Administration No.1) Bill 2020. As the member for Franklin has pointed out, there are some serious concerns with this. The purpose of the bill is to change the payment of the home care subsidy to approved providers from being paid in advance to being paid in arrears. It will move payments for home care packages...”
- Motions: Aged Care, Morrison Government (26 Feb 2020)
“A community of baboons looks after its elderly better than—”
- Constituency Statements: People with Disability (26 Feb 2020)
“I have a beautiful older sister. Her name is Honora and she has an intellectual disability. Recently, just before Christmas, we noticed that she was having trouble walking; her left leg was lagging behind her. Communication is difficult; it's never straightforward with someone with an intellectual disability. Her GP struggled to find a diagnosis, and we were going through a whole lot of tests...”
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- Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
- This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 5 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Ged Kearney speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 67 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)