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  • Former Derryn Hinch's Justice Party Senator for Victoria
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2016 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 1 July 2019 — unknown

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Bills: Governor-General Amendment (Salary) Bill 2019; Second Reading (3 Apr 2019)

“I seek leave to make a very short statement.”

Bills: Governor-General Amendment (Salary) Bill 2019; Second Reading (3 Apr 2019)

“Thank you very much. We all know why former Governor-General Peter Hollingworth was forced to resign in 2003. His repeated misconduct in handling allegations of sexual abuse is well documented and was again brought to light during the royal commission. It is just common sense that a government-appointed—not elected—official who is forced to resign due to serious misconduct should...”

Motions: Anning, Senator Fraser; Censure (3 Apr 2019)

“I rise to speak in support of the censure motion against Senator Anning. Early in Senator Anning's unexpected—and I hope short—Senate sojourn, I said here in this chamber: 'I'm starting to think that Senator Anning lies awake at night, trying to think up new ways and words to offend decent, rational, compassionate Australians.' There was his attack on vulnerable women who were...”

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  • Has spoken in 80 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 8 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 137 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)