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Bills: Climate Change Bill 2022, Climate Change (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2022; In Committee (8 Sep 2022)

“Minister, the Senate committee that inquired into this bill heard stark evidence of how the burning of wood from native forests for energy can in no way be considered renewable and in fact very clear evidence that burning native forest wood for energy actually emits more emissions than coal. So I'm pleased that in your speech last night you committed to the Senate committee recommendation to...”

Committees: Community Affairs References Committee; Reference (7 Sep 2022)

“I move: That the following matter be referred to the Community Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report by 31 October 2023: The extent and nature of poverty in Australia with particular reference to: (a) the rates and drivers of poverty in Australia; (b) the relationship between economic conditions (including fiscal policy, rising inflation and cost of living pressures) and...”

Bills: Climate Change Bill 2022, Climate Change (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2022; Second Reading (7 Sep 2022)

“It was during my second week here as a senator, in July 2014, that the Abbott government scrapped the price on carbon and began the long years of federal government inaction on climate that Australia suffered through until the election in May this year. It has been such a long eight years. My actual first speech in this place, the 'This is not my first speech' first speech, was to speak to...”

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  • Has spoken in 75 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 555 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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Janet Rice's latest interest statementPDFLast updated: 23 May 2022