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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: Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (22 Mar 2023)

“I thank the member for Newcastle her question because I know just how hard she campaigned last year on her promise to the people of Newcastle to strengthen Medicare and deliver cheaper medicines. She knows that, in just the first two months of this year, her constituents have saved a quarter of a million dollars on 25,000 cheaper scripts because, on 1 January, the Albanese government...”

Constituency Statements: Hindmarsh Electorate: Australia Day Awards (21 Mar 2023)

“Today is the first opportunity I have had to rise and record my congratulations to and appreciation of the citizens in my electorate of Hindmarsh who were recognised in the Australia Day Honours List for 2023. I want to recognise: Dr Elizabeth Coates AM, who was recognised for her significant service to special needs dentistry and oral health care; my friend Ms Mary Patetsos, who was...”

Questions without Notice: Melanoma, Health Care (9 Mar 2023)

“I hear some interjections about melanoma diagnosis. I don't think that's particularly appropriate, because all members of this House know that Australia leads the world in melanoma diagnosis. This new treatment, which would otherwise cost patients more than $10,000 for a course of treatment, now costs just $30, giving new hope to patients like Natalie. Natalie was diagnosed with melanoma when...”

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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — below 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") 340 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)