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Mal Washer, former Representative

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  • Former Liberal Party Representative for Moore
  • Left House of Representatives on 5 August 2013 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 3 October 1998 — Federal election

Most recent appearances in parliament

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (19 Jun 2013)

“Thank you, Madam Speaker. Rob, I congratulate you too. I cannot come over and shake his hand, because I have to make a speech, but he is a dear friend and I will miss him. I rise today with the opportunity to briefly reflect on nearly 15 years in this great institution as a serving parliamentarian for the constituency of Moore in Western Australia. It was early in 1998 that I had a visit from...”

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (19 Jun 2013)

“I think you are one of them, are you? We all got on well, and it was a pleasure to note that some have gone to greater heights and others, like me, have stayed put. Coming to this place as a novice was, to borrow from my friend Judi Moylan, 'a great leap'. I did not always land in the target zone, but there were always many friends around to pick me up and point me in the right direction. I...”

Committees: Climate Change, Environment and the Arts Committee; Report (17 Jun 2013)

“It is my pleasure to support Mr Zappia, the member for Makin, on what he has just said. I will not repeat the report, but because I am retiring in a few weeks I will say this: I have been on the environment committee since 2004, which is a reasonable length of time. I was originally chair, then I was deputy chair for a couple of parliamentary terms. We have had some excellent chairs since...”

More of Mal Washer's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 10 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 63 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)