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Kevin Rudd, former Representative

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Griffith
  • Left House of Representatives on 22 November 2013 — Resigned
  • Entered House of Representatives on 3 October 1998 — Federal election

Most recent appearances in parliament

Adjournment: Valedictory (27 Jun 2013)

“on indulgence, Speaker—We have just heard an eloquent presentation from a retiring member, based on his contribution to this parliament and this government in two great capacities, the environment and schools. He was an extraordinarily successful Australian prior to coming to this place. He will be remembered for the great contribution he has made in this place. I take to heart and am...”

Matters of Public Importance: Labor Party Leadership (27 Jun 2013)

“Can I say also, on laying the economic foundations, that it is an education revolution which has now seen 190,000 more young people in universities than there were when we came to office. Why? We took a policy decision to uncap places— Mr Pyne interjecting—”

Matters of Public Importance: Labor Party Leadership (27 Jun 2013)

“I welcome this opportunity to speak in this matter of public importance debate. I note that the matter of public importance refers to a positive plan for Australia's future and I note that in the concluding remarks of Leader of the Opposition, the alternative Prime Minister of Australia, there was not a lot of positivity in those concluding remarks. Can I say to the Leader of the Opposition...”

More of Kevin Rudd's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 13 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 143 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1330 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)