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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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Committees: Foreign Interference through Social Media — Select Committee; Report (1 Aug 2023)

“I present the final report of the Select Committee on Foreign Interference through Social Media, together with the accompanying documents. I move: That the Senate take note of the report. I am pleased to present the report from the Senate Select Committee on Foreign Interference through Social Media examining the risk to Australia's democracy and values by foreign interference through social...”

Questions without Notice: Cybersecurity (22 Jun 2023)

“On 27 February, the Minister for Home Affairs shared that she expected to have the newly announced cybersecurity coordinator in place, and I quote, 'Within the next month'. That was almost four months ago. When will the new cybersecurity coordinator be appointed and announced?”

Questions without Notice: Cybersecurity (22 Jun 2023)

“How many Australian businesses and individuals have been impacted by this data breach and have they been informed that their data has been compromised?”

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  • Has spoken in 21 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") 200 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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