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  • Liberal Party Senator for Victoria
  • Shadow Minister for Home Affairs (since 18 Apr 2023)
    Shadow Minister for Cyber Security (since 5 Jun 2022)
  • Became a Senator on 9 March 2016 — unknown
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Questions without Notice: Migration (18 Mar 2024)

“I have a point of order on direct relevance. Senator Sharma's question was very direct, very factual. It just asked for a series of numbers. The minister has not yet provided them in one minute and 30 seconds. If he doesn't have them, he should take them on notice and provide them afterwards.”

Questions without Notice: Migration (18 Mar 2024)

“On direct relevance. The minister is now openly defying your ruling to return to the question.”

Matters of Public Importance: Dunkley By-Election (28 Feb 2024)

“I'm very pleased to have the opportunity to speak to this motion moved by Senator Hume. On Saturday, as we all know, there's a very important by-election taking place in Dunkley, a beautiful community in south-east Melbourne. This by-election has been brought about by tragic circumstances. The very untimely death of Peta Murphy, the late member for Dunkley, has necessitated this by-election,...”

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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 231 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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