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John Murphy, former Representative

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Reid
  • Left House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — unknown
  • Entered House of Representatives on 3 October 1998 — Federal election

Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Broadband (25 Jun 2013)

“My question is to the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, representing the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy. Will the minister update the House on the importance of the government's National Broadband Network? Minister, why is the government investing in the technology of the future, not the past?”

Adjournment: Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (24 Jun 2013)

“Some may know that the federal electorate of Reid, my electorate, has one of the highest proportions of people of Middle Eastern background and also one of the highest proportions of people of the Islamic faith of any electorate in our country. In any one year a significant number of Australian residents, including people in my electorate, travel between Australia and the Middle East for a...”

Private Members' Business: Human Rights: Vietnam (24 Jun 2013)

“The time allotted for this debate has expired. The debate is adjourned and the resumption of the debate will be made an order of the day for the next sitting.”

More of John Murphy's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 84 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 8 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 24 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 355 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)