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  • Australian Labor Party Senator for Queensland
  • Shadow Minister for Industry and Innovation (Senate) (since 28 Jan 2021)
    Shadow Minister for Science (Senate) (since 28 Jan 2021)
    Shadow Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services (Senate) (since 28 Jan 2021)
    Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing (Senate) (since 28 Jan 2021)
    Shadow Minister for Resources (Senate) (since 28 Jan 2021)
    Shadow Minister for Queensland Resources (since 28 Jan 2021)
    Shadow Minister for Disaster and Emergency Management (since 28 Jan 2021)
    Shadow Attorney-General (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for Cities and Urban Infrastructure (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for Infrastructure (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for Northern Australia (since 2 Jun 2019)
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2016 — Federal election
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Bills: Excise Tariff Amendment (Cost of Living Support) Bill 2022, Customs Tariff Amendment (Cost of Living Support) Bill 2022; Second Reading (30 Mar 2022)

“In the interest of time, I won't make any extended remarks; I'll just refer people to the second reading speech I gave for the previous bill, the Treasury Laws Amendment (Cost of Living Support and Other Measures) Bill 2022. The sentiments that we expressed in that speech apply here as well. We fully support providing Australians with cost-of-living relief. It's a shame that it's taken this...”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Cost of Living Support and Other Measures) Bill 2022; Second Reading (30 Mar 2022)

“I seek leave to table my remarks. Leave not granted. Fine. I will read them out. Labor will support these bills, including the Treasury Laws Amendment (Cost of Living Support and Other Measures) Bill 2022. We are fully aware of the cost-of-living pressure being experienced by Australians, and our support for the measures in these bills reflects our commitment before last night's budget to be...”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Cyclone and Flood Damage Reinsurance Pool) Bill 2022; In Committee (30 Mar 2022)

“Can I just add one quick point as well? A few days ago, the Greens flagged their intention to move these amendments, and I want to put on the record that our spokesperson on these matters, the member for Kingsford Smith, Mr Thistlethwaite, wrote to the Greens, indicating that we thought that the extension of this pool to the flood areas was an idea worth considering. He wrote to the Greens,...”

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  • Has spoken in 78 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 391 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

Register of Interests (What's this?)

Murray Watt's latest interest statementPDFLast updated: 24 Jan 2022