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Warren Truss, former Representative

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  • Former National Party Representative for Wide Bay
  • Left House of Representatives on 9 May 2016 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 March 1990 — Federal election

Most recent appearances in parliament

Governor-General's Speech: Address-in-Reply (4 May 2016)

“May I thank the House for giving me this opportunity, during the debate on the address in reply, to say thank you and farewell to my colleagues in the parliament and to the people of Wide Bay. I am very grateful to those people for having elected me to the parliament over the last 26 years. Wide Bay is one of the original Federation seats. In all that time, there have only been two members...”

Bills: Road Safety Remuneration Amendment (Protecting Owner Drivers) Bill 2016; Consideration in Detail (18 Apr 2016)

“When the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal bill was introduced into parliament I said in February 2012: If I could find a way to legislate to eliminate tragedies on the road, and the sufferings of families and the loss of livelihoods associated with road accidents, I would support it enthusiastically. The reality is though the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal could make no contribution to...”

Statements by Members: Truss, Mr Warren MP: Retirement (22 Feb 2016)

“On the last sitting day I announced that I would not be contesting the next federal election and stood down as Deputy Prime Minister and as Leader of the Nationals. I want to take my 90 seconds today to say thank you to the very many people who have extended to me very generous good wishes on that decision. I was particularly moved by the comments of my colleagues in the House of...”

More of Warren Truss's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 65 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 9 comments on this Representative's speeches — well 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.
  • 12 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 618 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)