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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Burt
  • Minister for Veterans’ Affairs (since 1 Jun 2022)
    Minister for Defence Personnel (since 1 Jun 2022)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 2 July 2016 — Federal election
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Bills: Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Military Invalidity Payments Means Testing) Bill 2024; Second Reading (27 Feb 2024)

“One of the first matters that I was alerted to when I became the Minister for Veterans' Affairs was that of what is referred to as the Douglas decision, a decision of the Federal Court, and the unintended consequences of that decision that may flow through to the veteran community. While the veteran community broadly welcomed the Douglas decision of 2020 and many veterans have benefited from...”

Constituency Statements: Western Australia: Cost of Living, Wishnowsky, Mr Mitchell (Mitch), Putt, Mr Alisdair Edward (13 Feb 2024)

“The Albanese and the Cook Labor governments are both committed to easing cost-of-living pressures for our community. That's why, last week, we introduced legislation that will see every Australian taxpayer receive a tax cut. It's why we are working together to ease energy bills with rebates over summer, meaning more people can afford to use their air conditioning. And it is why, at the...”

Questions without Notice: Defence Personnel (13 Feb 2024)

“I thank the member for Pearce for her question. She has over 3,000 defence personnel and veterans in her electorate. I know she has close relationships with the three RSL sub-branches in her electorate, including being the patron of the Yanchep Two Rocks RSL Sub-Branch. In her electorate—because I know she cares about cost-of-living pressures for her veterans, her defence personnel and...”

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  • Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 313 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)