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  • Australian Labor Party Senator for SA
  • Shadow Minister for Trade (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for International Development and the Pacific (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for Defence (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs (since 6 Dec 2017)
    Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (since 18 Oct 2013)
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2002 — Federal election
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Motions: Ukraine (30 Mar 2022)

“I rise to speak in support of this motion. It has been just over 34 days, I think, since President Putin invaded the country of Ukraine. It was and remains an illegal and unprovoked invasion; an immoral war against the innocent men, women and children of Ukraine. Mr Putin and the Russian forces are laying waste to homes, to schools, to hospitals and towns. Mr Putin's war is inflicting immense...”

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (30 Mar 2022)

“I rise on behalf of the Australian Labor Party in opposition to acknowledge and thank Senator McMahon for her service to the people of the Northern Territory, to the Senate and, therefore, to the nation. I will just make some brief remarks about this. I want to recognise the approach that Senator McMahon has taken to representing the Northern Territory here in this chamber. I want to publicly...”

Condolences: Cass, Hon. Dr Moses Henry (Moss) (30 Mar 2022)

“I rise on behalf of the opposition and on behalf of the Labor Party to express our condolences following the passing, at the age of 95, of one of our own: the Hon. Dr Moses Henry Cass, known as Moss Cass, former member of the House and minister in the Whitlam government. I start by conveying the opposition's and the Australian Labor Party's deepest condolences to his family and friends. Dr...”

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  • Has spoken in 82 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 10 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2380 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

Register of Interests (What's this?)

Penny Wong's latest interest statementPDFLast updated: 27 Apr 2022