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  • Former Liberal Party Senator for Queensland
  • Became a Senator on 16 May 2000 — unknown
  • Left Senate on 15 February 2018 — Resigned

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Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (7 Feb 2018)

“That's what I was trying to say!”

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (7 Feb 2018)

“Before I begin my valedictory statement, may I acknowledge the distinguished presence in the President's gallery of a number of visitors, including the Chief Justice of the High Court, the Hon. Susan Kiefel, and Justice Edelman of the High Court; the Acting Chief Justice of the Family Court and Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit Court, the Hon. William Alstergren; the Commonwealth...”

Statements: Valedictories (7 Dec 2017)

“At last, at the end of a very busy year and having just witnessed, as many of us have done, a most consequential event in the House of Representatives—initiated, I might say, in the Senate—it is time to reflect upon the season and to wish each other seasonal greetings. Of course, this is a chamber of debate, in which passions and feelings often run high, but it is on occasions...”

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  • Has spoken in 138 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 8 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
  • 24 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1408 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)