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  • Australian Labor Party Senator for SA
  • Shadow Minister for Sport and Tourism (since 28 Jan 2021)
    Shadow Minister for the Arts (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister Assisting the Leader of the Opposition (since 2 Jun 2019)
    Shadow Special Minister of State (since 6 Dec 2017)
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2008 — Federal election
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Condolences: Kitching, Senator Kimberley Jane Elizabeth (28 Mar 2022)

“Well, of course she did. She spoke so many languages. In fact, that was the one that I think we might have missed—her Latin skills. Of course, they were all Romance languages that she knew; they all came from Latin. She pursued that dedication to government accountability in all of her work in this parliament, and, as shadow minister, in Senate question time and through Senate...”

Condolences: Kitching, Senator Kimberley Jane Elizabeth (28 Mar 2022)

“I also rise to speak on the Senate condolence motion for Senator Kimberley Kitching, or 'Kimba' as she's best known by her family and friends. Of course, we've lost too many of our colleagues of late—too many condolence motions, including one recently for our colleague Senator Alex Gallacher. Kimberley was a colleague of all of us in this place and to many, like me, she was a special...”

Bills: Mitochondrial Donation Law Reform (Maeve's Law) Bill 2021; Second Reading (9 Feb 2022)

“I rise to speak on the Mitochondrial Donation Law Reform (Maeve's Law) Bill 2021. Excuse my voice; I had COVID over Christmas and, while I've fully recovered, for some reason my voice hasn't got back to its usual force. I apologise if I'm— Yes, I'm sure you will, Senator Seselja. Like all issues where we get a conscience vote in this chamber, this is an extremely difficult issue, and I...”

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 4 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 451 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

Register of Interests (What's this?)

Don Farrell's latest interest statementPDFLast updated: 23 Dec 2021