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Sharman Stone, former Representative

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  • Former Liberal Party Representative for Murray
  • Left House of Representatives on 9 May 2016 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 2 March 1996 — Federal election

Most recent appearances in parliament

Committees: Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade; Report (5 May 2016)

“On behalf of the Chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade, I present the committee's first report of the inquiry into development partnerships in agriculture, entitled Food for thought: improving health and nutrition in the Indo-Pacific region. Report made a parliamentary paper in accordance with standing order 39(e). by leave—On behalf of the Joint...”

Governor-General's Speech: Address-in-Reply (4 May 2016)

“And Graham Perrett was the fantastic chair. Our recommendation for a national FASD prevention strategy was adopted, and at last there seems to be some greater recognition of this disability, its cause and its prevention. We could eradicate this greatest cause of non-genetic newborn brain damage, which is the result of the baby being exposed to alcohol in the womb. FASD, or FAS, is 100 per...”

Governor-General's Speech: Address-in-Reply (4 May 2016)

“Thank you. It has been almost 20 years to the day since I stood in this place to make my maiden speech. When I reread that first speech, I can see much has been achieved, but the key challenges remain. I do leave unfinished business, but I guess there will never be a time when it is possible to say the job is done. What I can say, however, is that, over all the years, on every day I have...”

More of Sharman Stone's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 58 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 5 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.
  • 7 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 433 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)