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John Faulkner, former Senator

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Senator for NSW
  • Became a Senator on 4 April 1989 — unknown
  • Left Senate on 6 February 2015 — Resigned

Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Senator Sinodinos (4 Dec 2014)

“Are you really comparing Craig Thomson to Senator Sinodinos?”

Committees: Selection of Bills Committee; Report (4 Dec 2014)

“Thanks very much, Senator Macdonald. That, I would have to say, is possibly the most generous thing you have ever said to me in the 24 years that we have shared membership of this chamber, and I do appreciate that positive feedback on this occasion. I commend the opposition's approach. (Time expired)”

Committees: Selection of Bills Committee; Report (4 Dec 2014)

“I was pleased to receive an invitation from my colleagues to speak about some of the historical imperatives and implications about the referral of a bill to a Senate legislation committee. I am very, very pleased to do so. I would have to acknowledge to the chamber that it is a very long time since I had the pleasure of attending Selection of Bills Committee meetings, but I suspect that I...”

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  • Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 24 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 457 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)