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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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Questions without Notice: Wages (11 Sep 2023)

“I thank the member for Bendigo for the question—someone who's committed to getting wages moving and committed to jobs in her area. An essential part of working for Australia is to get more people into work and to make sure they're paid more for it. Almost half a million jobs have been created under the Albanese Labor government, and around 85 per cent of those new jobs have been...”

Questions without Notice: Wages (11 Sep 2023)

“I'm surprised the shadow Treasurer is interjecting. On Thursday he walked out on his own speech! He just staged a walkout the moment it was time for him to speak. You've got a lot to say now, but not when it's your turn. But that $10 a day doesn't happen by accident.”

Questions without Notice: Wages (11 Sep 2023)

“It happens as a result of a government that no longer believes that low wages should be a deliberate design feature of management of the economy. It is $10 a day more because of change of government policy; $10 a day more because of a government with a Prime Minister that was willing to argue for an extra dollar an hour for the lowest-paid in Australia; $10 a day more because of a government...”

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  • Has spoken in 244 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") 1213 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)