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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Gellibrand
  • Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs (since 1 Jun 2022)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
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Bills: Ministers of State Amendment Bill 2022; Second Reading (23 Mar 2023)

“I can't wonder! I don't know! It's a very peculiar state of affairs. It's a symptom of the crazy dysfunction and personal, individual megalomaniacal nature of that member for Cook and his personal weirdness about Australia's national interest. And, really, this was a bloke worried about national security leaks! That was his justification for not telling his own foreign affairs minister. This...”

Bills: Ministers of State Amendment Bill 2022; Second Reading (23 Mar 2023)

“A familiar feeling flooded over me preparing to speak on this debate. It was that feeling of incredulity that we had so frequently in opposition at the disfunction and the extraordinary situation that the previous Morrison government put this country into, the trashing of long-standing norms of responsible government, of good governance. Turning up to work some days you couldn't believe the...”

Constituency Statements: Child Care (23 Mar 2023)

“Child care will get cheaper for 1.2 million Australians in just 100 days time, thanks to the Albanese government. We know that Australians are under the pump from cost-of-living pressures, and we are taking action to help reduce the load. As a parent, I know how important the first five years of a child's life are in their development and in their long-term mental and physical wellbeing. The...”

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — well below 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") 392 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)