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  • Former Independent Senator for SA
  • Changed party from Centre Alliance on 10 Aug 2020; from Nick Xenophon Team on 10 Apr 2018
  • Became a Senator on 14 November 2017 — unknown
  • Left Senate on 21 May 2022 — unknown

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Motions: Ukraine (30 Mar 2022)

“I stand in full support of this motion and I am encouraged by the words and fully support all of the actions taken by the government, as articulated by Senator Payne. I share Senator Wong's concerns as well. However, I wish to add some words. I have called for the Australian government to expel the Russian ambassador from Australia. News of Russian war crimes in Ukraine, including...”

Questions without Notice: Budget (30 Mar 2022)

“On a point of order: I couldn't hear any of the minister's answer.”

Statements: Whistleblowers (30 Mar 2022)

“PATRICK () (): At the commencement of this parliament, in response to representations I made to then Senator Cormann, the government undertook to introduce legislation that would improve protections for public-sector whistleblowers. As this parliament draws to a close, we find ourselves with yet another case of all announcement and no substance. The Assistant Minister to the Attorney-General,...”

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  • Has spoken in 152 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
  • 9 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 509 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)