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  • Former Australian Conservatives Senator for SA
  • Changed party from Liberal Party on 7 Feb 2017
  • Became a Senator on 4 May 2006 — unknown
  • Left Senate on 20 January 2020 — Resigned

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Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (4 Dec 2019)

“A month or so ago I turned 50 and my mother gave me my secondary school reports. To be frank, reading them only highlighted just how incredible it is that I am actually a senator at all. The teachers' comments were basically code for 'Your son is an opinionated pain in the backside.' Not much has changed, some might think. It was clear that I was a rebel of sorts, albeit I didn't have much of...”

Questions without Notice: Socialism (4 Dec 2019)

“This is a very specific question, so I ask the minister to be directly relevant to it. Is the minister aware of any senator who stands approximately six feet five inches tall and has devoted their political career to rallying against socialism and Marxism? If so, what would he say to that senator right now?”

Questions without Notice: Socialism (4 Dec 2019)

“I note the minister mentioned socialism, and I remind him that socialism's close comrade is Marxism, which, paradoxically, uses divisive identity politics as a means to reduce social cohesion and to overthrow capitalism. Minister, what is the government doing to save Australians from the Marxist agenda?”

More of Cory Bernardi's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 64 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 6 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
  • 21 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 628 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)