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RSS feed Richard Di Natale, former Senator

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  • Former Australian Greens Senator for Victoria
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2011 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 26 August 2020 — Resigned

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Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (25 Aug 2020)

“Wouldn't it be wonderful to have a functioning NBN right now! Perhaps I'll just reflect upon the disappointments of the past few decades. I do leave parliament hopeful that things will change; I do. Unlike the response to climate change, state and federal governments have ditched the partisanship and have been guided by evidence in responding to this pandemic. It's absolutely true, some...”

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (25 Aug 2020)

“Let me begin by acknowledging the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation from whose land I am speaking today, the Ngunawal and Ngambri people on whose land our national parliament meets and the traditional owners of the lands from right across the country. Mr President, I hope you don't mind me saying that, after announcing my resignation—I'm going to share this with the rest of the...”

Motions: Medicare (18 Jun 2020)

“I move: That the Senate— (a) notes that:   (i) the telehealth Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items introduced during the COVID-19 crisis have provided many Australian patients with safe, continued access to healthcare from their homes when they might otherwise have forgone these consultations,   (ii) telehealth provides particular benefits for patients with...”

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 8 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
  • 15 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 610 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)