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Gary Humphries, former Senator

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  • Former Liberal Party Senator for ACT
  • Became a Senator on 18 February 2003 — unknown
  • Left Senate on 6 September 2013 — retired

Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Crimes Legislation Amendment (Law Enforcement Integrity, Vulnerable Witness Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2013; Second Reading (27 Jun 2013)

“I can only pick up on the comments made just a moment ago by Senator Boyce about the unsatisfactory nature of this process. Once again we have had significant legislation presented to the Senate with an extraordinary degree of haste and a level of abuse of due process such that one has to wonder whether, at the end of the day, we as a parliament and, in particular, the Senate as a house of...”

Questions without Notice: Carbon Pricing (27 Jun 2013)

“Mr President, I ask a further supplementary question. Given Mr Rudd was arguing against implementing a carbon tax at the time of his original knifing as Prime Minister, can the minister tell the Senate whether Mr Rudd now backs Labor's current carbon tax and how the Australian people can have any confidence in what he will do with respect to the carbon tax in the future?”

Questions without Notice: Carbon Pricing (27 Jun 2013)

“I thank the minister and I ask a supplementary question. Is it still the intention of the government to allow a carbon tax hike of five per cent next week despite the absence of a binding global agreement, not a bilateral agreement, which Mr Rudd had previously set as a prerequisite for the introduction of any carbon tax?”

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  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 28 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 367 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)