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Joe Hockey, former Representative

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  • Former Liberal Party Representative for North Sydney
  • Left House of Representatives on 23 October 2015 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 2 March 1996 — Federal election

Most recent appearances in parliament

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (21 Oct 2015)

“When I first spoke in this chamber on 10 September 1996, my very first words were: I am in Canberra today because I want to make a contribution to the future of Australia. I believe I have made a contribution to the future of this nation. I would like to begin by thanking the people of my electorate of North Sydney for giving me the honour, the opportunity and the privilege of representing...”

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (21 Oct 2015)

“I am not so conceited as to believe that I could have taken a seat in this chamber without the fulsome support of my beloved Liberal Party. In particular, I want to thank Robert Orrell for his outstanding commitment to help me from the first day of my career. He and my federal electorate conference have given me unqualified support through seven elections. Their advocacy and wise counsel have...”

Questions without Notice: Budget (17 Sep 2015)

“I will answer broadly. I tell you what, whatever is planned for the third budget is a hell of a lot better than Labor's last budget. Labor's last budget cost Australians jobs. It cost Australians excessive taxes. Labor was a fiscal disaster and an economic disaster for Australia. Mr Conroy interjecting—”

More of Joe Hockey's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 87 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 5 comments on this Representative's speeches — above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 76 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 897 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)