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RSS feed Wayne Swan, former Representative

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Lilley
  • Left House of Representatives on 18 May 2019 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 13 March 1993 — Federal election

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Government Procurement (20 Feb 2019)

“I couldn't hear the member when he was asking the question. There was clearly something wrong with the sound. I believe he should be given the chance to ask it again.”

Questions without Notice: Government Procurement (20 Feb 2019)

“We could not hear it back here. It was not working.”

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (19 Feb 2019)

“I was fishing for that! When I first drafted the speech, I did want to reach out across the chamber. I actually thought I would be able to ask people, perhaps, to remove their party blinkers and at least try to understand a bit more about why people take the policy stances they do, even if they're disagreed with. From my point of view, that's particularly the case in what I had to say about...”

More of Wayne Swan's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 20 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1025 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)