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Nick Sherry, former Senator

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Senator for Tasmania
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 1990 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 1 June 2012 — Resigned

Most recent appearances in parliament

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (10 May 2012)

“I would be happy to.”

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (10 May 2012)

“I rise to give my last speech in the Senate. Firstly, thank you to the opposition and the crossbenchers for the indulgence. I also express my condolences to the families of former Senator Judith Adams and former Deputy Prime Minister Lionel Bowen. My retirement from the Senate is effective from 1 June. Some are puzzled by the date, but I am going out in style: I am chair of the Senate...”

Questions without Notice: Budget (10 May 2012)

“Mr President, I ask a further supplementary question. Can the minister outline this year's budget funding allocation to the Special Broadcasting Service, SBS, and how this funding boost will help SBS continue to serve audiences across Australia?”

More of Nick Sherry's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 114 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 3 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
  • 18 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 621 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)