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Brett Mason, former Senator

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  • Former Liberal Party Senator for Queensland
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 1999 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 15 April 2015 — Resigned

Most recent appearances in parliament

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (26 Mar 2015)

“This is the last time I will have the honour of addressing the Australian Senate. While of course I am very sad to be leaving, the overwhelming sense I have is one of gratitude and thanks—sincere thanks to have been given the greatest honour and the greatest privilege of my life, to sit with my colleagues in this place. I still come in here and look around—it is not that I am not...”

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (26 Mar 2015)

“You are right, Leader, to say 'Hear, hear!' All my colleagues respected Arthur much more than they respected me. Every time people came into the office they were never after me, they were always after Arthur. Arthur's story is really Australia's achievement. He came to Australia from pre-Solidarity Poland as a 16-year-old, and he could not say a word of English—although he did tell me...”

Questions without Notice: Legal Aid (26 Mar 2015)

“Mr President, I ask a further supplementary question. Will the Attorney-General tell the Senate what further steps the government is taking to put legal assistance on a sustainable footing for the future?”

More of Brett Mason's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 17 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 318 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)