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Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Energy (30 Nov 2022)

“I've got to say: desperation comes to the fore. There's a pattern emerging here from the government. They talked a big game before the election. Then they come into this place, having been elected, slip-sliding away from their promises left, right and centre. There's no mention of the $275 energy price reduction promised by the government in this place anymore. That's gone, and gone with it...”

Bills: Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Bill 2022; Second Reading (30 Nov 2022)

“I rise to make my contribution to this piece of legislation. The reason that this legislation is so contested is that it will have a significant impact on the IR landscape in Australia—quite frankly, in a negative way. We have already had small businesses and medium-sized businesses saying that they've got unions on their doorstep and they're being threatened by the unions. This bill...”

Statements by Senators: Australian Defence Force Parliamentary Program (23 Nov 2022)

“It has been my privilege this week to participate in the Australian Defence Force Parliamentary Program. Lieutenant Caitlin Watkins, an officer in the Royal Australian Navy, has been in my office this week, and she joins us in the advisers' box this afternoon. The program provides an opportunity for members of parliament to work with all levels of the Defence Force. This part of the program...”

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  • Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 790 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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