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Bob Day, former Senator

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  • Former Family First Party Senator for SA
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2014 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 1 November 2016 — Resigned

Most recent appearances in parliament

Adjournment: South Australia, Election of Senators (3 May 2016)

“Well, what a week it has been for Adelaide. First, the government delivered on its 2013 election commitment to build 12 submarines in Adelaide. Better yet, it chose a French partner, leaving open the potential for nuclear submarines, or even a South Australian nuclear industry. But it got better for Adelaide. The Crows won against Fremantle. Port Power turned their season around, beating...”

Questions without Notice: Defence Procurement (3 May 2016)

“Mr President, I ask a supplementary question. Minister, I note that the South Australian Royal commission into the nuclear fuel cycle has delivered interim findings and will release its final findings this Friday. Given that there might be a potential nuclear powered component for Future Submarines will the government commit to investigate and publish a cost-benefit analysis of the French...”

Questions without Notice: Defence Procurement (3 May 2016)

“Mr President, I ask a further supplementary question. Given that the French have just six submarines, as do the Germans—and the Japanese have 17—is the minister confident that, by the end of the Future Submarines build, Australia will have the capacity to build its own submarines without relying on an international partner or, indeed, selling its capacity to other nations?”

More of Bob Day's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 2 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 48 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)