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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Hindmarsh
  • Minister for Health and Aged Care (since 1 Jun 2022)
    Deputy Leader of the House (since 1 Jun 2022)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — Federal election
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Questions without Notice: Medicare (30 Nov 2023)

“The member for Robertson is this talented young emergency physician who decided to pause his promising medical career to run for parliament and deliver better healthcare services for his community on the Central Coast. On this side of parliament, we count ourselves so lucky that he took that decision, because by working shifts every day at Wyong Hospital and Gosford Hospital he saw, shift...”

Questions without Notice: Vaping (28 Nov 2023)

“I thank the Member for Macarthur for his question. Two great things happened in 1984: Medicare kicked off, and a young Dr Freelander started medical practice. I feel so lucky to have him as a member of our government and our caucus, giving us the benefit of his big brain and his long experience. Australia right now is grappling with a new public health menace. Vaping right around the world...”

Questions without Notice: Medicare (27 Nov 2023)

“I thank the terrific member for Canberra for her question. She has been such a strong advocate for better and cheaper health care in her seat here in the ACT, and she campaigned so hard on Labor's promise last year to strengthen Medicare and to make medicines cheaper. This government is delivering on her promise: tripling the bulk-billing incentive; rolling out, as the Prime Minister said, a...”

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  • Has spoken in 77 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 3 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 396 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)