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PRIVATE MEMBERS’ BUSINESS: Rare Diseases

24 June 2013   Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (20:23): A rare disease is a highly uncommon condition which individually affects fewer than one in 2,000 Australians. However, collectively these diseases affect between six and eight per cent of the Australian population and damage the livelihoods of patients, their families and the community at large. I thank […]

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PRIVATE MEMBERS’ BUSINESS: Rare Diseases

24 June 2013   Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (20:23): A rare disease is a highly uncommon condition which individually affects fewer than one in 2,000 Australians. However, collectively these diseases affect between six and eight per cent of the Australian population and damage the livelihoods of patients, their families and the community at large. I thank […]

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ADJOURNMENT – Parliament

24 June 2013   Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (22:00): Earlier today I joined members from across the political divide as we celebrated our shared membership of an auspicious group—the class of 2010. Thirty-two members make up the class of 2010, and it gave me great pleasure to invite all my classmates, regardless of political affiliation or […]

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