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RSS feed Senator David Fawcett , former Representative

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  • Liberal Party Senator for SA
  • Former Liberal Party Representative for Wakefield
  • Entered the Senate on 1 July 2011 — Federal election
  • Previously Representative for Wakefield until 24 November 2007 — unknown
  • Entered House of Representatives on 9 October 2004 — Federal election
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Matters of Urgency: Immigration Detention (28 Nov 2023)

“I, too, rise to speak on this matter of public importance. I notice that Senator Paterson referred to 'the Albanese government's multiple failures to protect Australia and keep Australians safe, including their abandonment of Operation Sovereign Borders,' et cetera. He has discussed Sovereign Borders. I want to come to the core element of keeping Australians safe, which is defence. Those...”

Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Answers to Questions (28 Nov 2023)

“I will respond to the comment that has just been made that there's only one party who will defend the Australian people. I can think of no better words to use than those of someone who is probably one of Australia's recognised pre-eminent journalists when it comes to foreign affairs and defence matters—someone who has been critical of my own side of politics. He has written in the...”

Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Answers to Questions (28 Nov 2023)

“Imputing motivation to a member or senator.”

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  • Has spoken in 71 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 367 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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