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  • Liberal Party Representative for Deakin
  • Shadow Minister for Social Services (since 5 Jun 2022)
    Shadow Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (since 5 Jun 2022)
    Shadow Minister for Housing (since 5 Jun 2022)
    Shadow Minister for Homelessness (since 5 Jun 2022)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
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Bills: Paid Parental Leave Amendment (More Support for Working Families) Bill 2023; Second Reading (27 Nov 2023)

“I move: That all words after "That" be omitted with a view to substituting the following words: "whilst not declining to give the bill a second reading, the House: (1) notes: (a) the Coalition's strong record supporting government funded paid parental leave; (b) the former Government's commitment to supporting women's participation in the workforce saw women's participation reach record...”

Bills: Disability Services and Inclusion Bill 2023; Consideration of Senate Message (27 Nov 2023)

“We will be supporting these amendments. They were supported by the opposition in the other place. We understand they respond to a recommendation by the Scrutiny of Bills Committee. As the minister has outlined, they will add a legislative requirement for the secretary to be satisfied about internal controls and complaints processes. They will also provide that the secretary can revoke the...”

Questions without Notice: Immigration Detention (16 Nov 2023)

“Great question!”

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  • Has spoken in 79 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Representative's speeches — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 406 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)