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Mark Arbib, former Senator

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Senator for NSW
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2008 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 5 March 2012 — Resigned

Most recent appearances in parliament

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictories (1 Mar 2012)

“Thanks, everybody. I appreciate it.”

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictories (1 Mar 2012)

“I withdrew!”

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictories (1 Mar 2012)

“Mr President, I seek leave to make a statement about my imminent retirement. Leave granted. So far this final speech is going much better than my first speech. Just seconds before I rose to give my inaugural speech, my speaking notes disappeared miraculously, leaving me with a heart rate of about 180 beats per minute. Thankfully, my good friends and TWU colleagues Senator Sterle and Senator...”

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  • Has spoken in 93 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 40 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 245 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)