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Statements: Great Southern Reef (30 Mar 2022)

“In yesterday's election budget there was a recycled announcement for nearly a billion dollars in funding for the Great Barrier Reef, specifically $160 million of that for a reef adaptation fund to help the reef fight the challenges of climate change and invasive species, like the crown-of-thorns starfish. Sadly, in yesterday's budget there wasn't a cent for the Great Southern Reef—the...”

Questions without Notice: Oil and Gas Exploration (10 Feb 2022)

“The minister may be aware that the International Energy Agency stated last year that, in order to meet our Paris commitment of 1.5 degrees of warming, we needed to leave all new fossil fuels in the ground and stop all new oil and gas exploration. Yet, following that report and statement, your government issued 80,000 square kilometres of new ocean exploration permits to your oil and gas...”

Questions without Notice: Oil and Gas Exploration (10 Feb 2022)

“I asked a question about whether the minister's government was insane, and I don't think that's out of order. I think that's what most Australians feel. In fact, that's what most of the world feels when they look at what you're doing to this planet!”

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  • Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 8 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") 773 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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