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RSS feed Nigel Scullion, former Senator

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  • Former Country Liberal Party Senator for NT
  • Became a Senator on 10 November 2001 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 1 July 2019 — retired

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Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (3 Apr 2019)

“Mr President, as I rise I acknowledge the Ngunawal and Ngambri peoples on whose traditional lands this Parliament House stands. I also acknowledge their elders, both past and present, and I'd like to particularly recognise one such elder in the gallery—Matilda House. Matilda was also in the gallery nearly 18 years ago to hear my maiden speech. Thank you, Matilda, and your extended...”

Questions without Notice: Indigenous Housing (2 Apr 2019)

“I thank the senator for the question. We are changing the way we do business by insisting that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses and workers get the opportunity to win government contracts. This is how we're doing it across the government already through our game-changing Indigenous Procurement Policy, and now we're starting to demand that projects we fund via the states also...”

Questions without Notice: Indigenous Housing (2 Apr 2019)

“The Commonwealth will ensure that all of the housing we are funding will employ and train Aboriginal workers and procure goods and services for Aboriginal businesses. Ensuring more Indigenous participation in delivering government projects has been a key priority for this government. While the Territory Labor government and those opposite don't appear to want to give Aboriginal people jobs...”

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  • Has spoken in 58 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 29 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 790 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)