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Christine Milne, former Senator

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  • Former Australian Greens Senator for Tasmania
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2005 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 10 August 2015 — Resigned

Most recent appearances in parliament

Adjournment: Climate Change (24 Jun 2015)

“On this day of national shame—and that is the only way you can describe it when the government and the Labor Party have completely lost their moral compass—to retrospectively legalise the illegal, under the law as it stands, to send babies into offshore detention indefinitely, I rise here to say how proud I am that the Greens are a strong and rising political force here and around...”

Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Asylum Seekers (24 Jun 2015)

“I move: That the Senate take note of the answer given by the Attorney-General (Senator Brandis) to a question without notice asked by Senator Hanson-Young today relating to payments in relation to the immigration detention centres on Manus Island and Nauru. Emergency legislation is going to be rushed through this parliament this week in order to retrospectively make legal the illegal. What an...”

Bills: Excise Tariff Amendment (Fuel Indexation) Bill 2015, Customs Tariff Amendment (Fuel Indexation) Bill 2015, Fuel Indexation (Road Funding) Special Account Bill 2015, Fuel Indexation (Road Funding) Bill 2015; Second Reading (24 Jun 2015)

“I am glad to hear Senator Macdonald at last expressing some concern for rural Australia, because for the last year he has been defending the Abbott government's increase in the fuel excise as government policy. It is interesting that he has now discovered what the Greens have been saying—since day 1, I might add—and that is that the poorest people live furthest from the centre of...”

More of Christine Milne's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 129 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 22 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
  • 57 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1084 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)