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Mary Fisher, former Senator

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  • Former Liberal Party Senator for SA
  • Became a Senator on 6 June 2007 — unknown
  • Left Senate on 14 August 2012 — Resigned

Most recent appearances in parliament

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (14 Aug 2012)

“by leave—Thank you, Mr President, and I do thank the chamber for its indulgence. I have really enjoyed the bulk of my five years representing South Australians in the Senate. It has been a privilege to participate in Senate committees. I tried to do my bit to uphold the integrity of Senate process and use it to ensure that the government and public servants explain their policies and...”

Business: Consideration of Legislation (9 May 2012)

“I do not know why we should be so aghast and so appalled by this sort of tactic from this government, a government which is supposedly all care but no responsibility, no accountability and no transparency, a government which hopefully is in its dying days. You can almost hear the screech of their fingernails as they slide down the blackboard with this one. It is yet another attempt to avoid...”

Business: Consideration of Legislation (9 May 2012)

“Sadly, it cost some lives—it cost the economy and it did not one jot for the environment. Indeed, arguably it cost the environment because much of the insulation put in then had to be taken out and much of that which was taken out is not biodegradable. This was from a government which takes pride in wham bam thank you ma'am, in wham bam thank you electorate—'Just give us our way.'...”

More of Mary Fisher's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 5 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 135 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)