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Steve Gibbons, former Representative

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Bendigo
  • Left House of Representatives on 5 August 2013 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 3 October 1998 — Federal election

Most recent appearances in parliament

Statements on Indulgence: Regional Australia Committee (24 Jun 2013)

“Madam Deputy Speaker, on indulgence—I wish to correct a mistake I made in my valedictory speech last week. I omitted to mention David Kennedy as an important member of my staff. David, as some of you would know, was once the federal member for Bendigo and then represented Bendigo in the state parliament. I wanted to acknowledge his help. I also wanted acknowledge the help that Peter...”

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (19 Jun 2013)

“I will not name them because I do not want to embarrass them! But then again, the former member for Corangamite used to do a great job of embarrassing himself. Particularly, I say to all of them and to those who I am referring to, that friends of mine are friends for life. This 43rd parliament has been particularly difficult and we have all had to make sacrifices. I have had to refrain from...”

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (19 Jun 2013)

“on indulgence: how do I follow an act like the delightful Dr Mal Washer? I wish him well. I am going to start with the thankyous because I do not want to miss out on people who deserve to be thanked. I will start with my campaign team over what has been almost 15 years. I am talking about Liese Venson, Sue McKenzie, Mardy Stradbrook, Elaine Walsh and Bill Murray. Then, of course, there is my...”

More of Steve Gibbons's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 13 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 80 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)