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  • National Party Senator for Victoria
  • Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development (since 5 Jun 2022)
    Leader of the Nationals in the Senate (since 5 Jun 2022)
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2011 — Federal election
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Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Energy Price Relief Plan) Bill 2022; Second Reading (15 Dec 2022)

“I rise to speak against the Treasury Laws Amendment (Energy Price Relief Plan) Bill 2022. It's never the lie that's the problem; it's always the cover-up. And this legislation is the cover-up for the embarrassment of the 97 untruths that Prime Minister Anthony Albanese spoke during the election campaign when he promised to reduce Australians' power bills. This bill will not reduce...”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Energy Price Relief Plan) Bill 2022; Second Reading (15 Dec 2022)

“A lot more like Whitlam's—thank you, Senator Canavan; you saw that one coming. First, this bill gives the Labor government unprecedented, unchecked and dangerous powers to interfere and intervene in energy markets long beyond the 12 months nominated by this bill. That means that, when it doesn't work—because it won't—Labor will double down and intervene even further. Wait...”

Business: Days and Hours of Meeting (15 Dec 2022)

“I rise to speak against this motion. We all come to this place to represent people, places and causes. And today we are going to be debating a piece of legislation that will have the most significant impact on our economy over decades to come in recent times, since wartime, and what the government has chosen to do is shut down the proper and rightful role of the Australian Senate in this...”

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  • Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
  • 10 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Bridget McKenzie speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 652 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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