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Matters of Public Importance: Trade Unions (7 Sep 2022)

“A couple of home truths: (1) I have been a member of a union; (2) when the CFMEU forestry division needed help in my electorate many years ago, who did they turn to? They didn't turn to Labor. They didn't turn to a Labor senator. They turned to me for help. They turned to me. A further home truth: if 45 per cent of unionists in my electorate didn't vote for me, I wouldn't be here. What I'm...”

Matters of Public Importance: Trade Unions (7 Sep 2022)

“That is rubbish.”

Bills: Aged Care Amendment (Implementing Care Reform) Bill 2022; Second Reading (7 Sep 2022)

“In 1968 I moved to a small community called Pakenham and started my own business as an 18-year-old. It was probably unusual for an 18-year-old to be beginning a business, but I came out of a family of entrepreneurs and it was normal for us. That's what you do—create yourself a job. That community was an integrated community, which we didn't understand. It was 1¼ hours from...”

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  • Has spoken in 25 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 15–16 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") 412 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)