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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Corio
  • Minister for Defence (since 1 Jun 2022)
    Deputy Prime Minister (since 1 Jun 2022)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — Federal election
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Questions without Notice: Defence Personnel (28 Feb 2024)

“Before I start, can I just acknowledge two-time Geelong premiership captain Tom Harley, who is currently on loan to the Sydney Swans as their CEO, and acknowledge Sydney captains Callum Mills and Chloe Molloy. I thank the member for his question and acknowledge his long contribution as a leading paediatrician in south-west Sydney. Over decades, he has literally been responsible for the...”

Questions without Notice: Defence (15 Feb 2024)

“we increased defence spending by $30 billion of real money over the course of the decade—”

Questions without Notice: Defence (15 Feb 2024)

“taking the projected defence spend from 2.1 per cent to 2.3 per cent of GDP. When the shadow minister for defence and the shadow Treasurer have been repeatedly asked whether they will match our increases, they have consistently said that they can't commit. The policy of those opposite is stuck in 2022. What's worse is that the Defence Strategic Review revealed that in the last five years of...”

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  • Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — 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") 432 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)