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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Perth
  • Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister (since 1 Jun 2022)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 28 July 2018 — Byelection
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Constituency Statements: Coalition (12 Feb 2024)

“I'm getting in a little bit early to share the love for Valentine's Day today. Labor is red, the Liberals are blue, Teal and Green are colours too. The Greens vote 'no' to housing and tax cuts, Pathetic excuses full of 'ifs' and 'buts', While Liberals secretly opposed WA's GST— The member for Dickson it sure seems to be. The opposition leader always says no, And now the member for Cook...”

Bills: Paid Parental Leave Amendment (More Support for Working Families) Bill 2023; Second Reading (6 Feb 2024)

“I was about to quote from ABigger Picture, a book written by Malcolm Turnbull, a former prime minister who served in this place. He said: Meanwhile, Abbott's paid parental leave policy was languishing in the Senate; apart from Tony, not one member of the cabinet wanted it to pass. Not one—and we know that there was one person who was in that cabinet who still is in parliament today, and...”

Bills: Paid Parental Leave Amendment (More Support for Working Families) Bill 2023; Second Reading (6 Feb 2024)

“I think when we come to this debate about ensuring that more Australians can get more benefit out of the huge changes that have happened since Labor introduced the universal paid parental leave scheme for Australia, you start by reflecting on your own experiences of benefitting from previous parliaments that made the right choice. For me and my wife, Jess, we welcomed our son Leo into our...”

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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 16–17 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") 161 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)