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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Watson
  • Minister for the Arts (since 1 Jun 2022)
    Leader of the House (since 1 Jun 2022)
    Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations (since 1 Jun 2022)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 9 October 2004 — Federal election
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Matters of Public Importance: Pensions and Benefits (8 Sep 2022)

“I move: That the business of the day be called on. The DEPUTY SPEAKER: For the members' information, you won't get a call when the minister has moved that the business of the day be called on. Question agreed to.”

Documents: Presentation (8 Sep 2022)

“Documents are tabled in accordance with the list circulated to honourable members earlier today. Full details of the documents will be recorded in the Votes and Proceedings.”

Motions: Ministerial Conduct (8 Sep 2022)

“I don't think that point of order was in the interests of the Manager of Opposition Business, I've got to say. But if he ever wants that to become the precedent for how we debate suspensions of standing orders we can start to go to that rule in the future, if that's where he wants to go! Of all the questions, right on cue: who might be the person who purchased land worth $3 million, paid $30...”

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  • Has spoken in 105 debates in the last year — well above 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 17–18 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") 1091 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)