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Jan McLucas, former Senator

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Senator for Queensland
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 1999 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 9 May 2016 — retired

Most recent appearances in parliament

Statements by Senators: Valedictory (4 May 2016)

“Mr President, as you know, the Australian Senate is one of the greatest democratic intuitions in the world and it has been my absolute privilege to be elected to this place. I thank all those who have given me this incredible opportunity—the people of Queensland, especially of the North; and the Australian Labor Party, its members and affiliates. I also thank my family. The sacrifices...”

Bills: Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Bill 2016, Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2016; Second Reading (2 May 2016)

“I also want to begin my contribution today by welcoming Senator Pat Dodson to the Senate. His contribution has been significant on the issues of reconciliation, native title and Indigenous affairs more generally, over many, many years. And I know that his contribution to this place will also be a significant one. I think we are a better place for his being here. But now I go to the bill, the...”

Questions without Notice: Broadband (3 Mar 2016)

“Mr President, I ask a further supplementary question. Can the minister confirm that, in areas where Mr Turnbull's NBN has been switched on, complaints continue to emerge that internet speeds are patchy and in some cases even worse than ADSL? Minister, isn't it true that only Labor's fibre-to-the-premises NBN will deliver faster, higher quality and more reliable broadband to Australians?”

More of Jan McLucas's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — below average amongst Senators.
  • 40 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 504 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)