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Stephen Smith, former Representative

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Perth
  • Left House of Representatives on 5 August 2013 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 13 March 1993 — Federal election

Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Additional Answers: North Asia (27 Jun 2013)

“Speaker, I seek the indulgence of the chair to add to an answer.”

Questions without Notice: Additional Answers: North Asia (27 Jun 2013)

“For the sake of the record, the 2+2 I forgot in question time today was Indonesia.”

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (27 Jun 2013)

“Earlier today I had a discussion with the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister was gracious enough to indicate to me that he would like me to continue to serve in the cabinet as Minister for Defence. I enthusiastically accepted that but advised the Prime Minister that I am not proposing to recontest the seat of Perth at the forthcoming election. Accordingly, I advised the Deputy Prime Minister,...”

More of Stephen Smith's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 43 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 250 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)