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  • Former Country Liberal Party Senator for NT
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2019 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 21 May 2022 — unknown

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Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (30 Mar 2022)

“I rise today to take this opportunity to thank the Senate and to express my gratitude in a number of areas over the last three years of my time in this place. As we all know, in June last year the Country Liberal Party exercised their democratic right and selected a new Senate candidate. There have been many hours and column centimetres to discuss the merits of this decision—or...”

Condolences: Kitching, Senator Kimberley Jane Elizabeth (28 Mar 2022)

“I rise today to speak about our colleague Senator Kimberley Kitching. Others have detailed her achievements and outstanding contributions. I will not reiterate those, but I wholeheartedly support what others here today have said. Kimba was, from the other side of the chamber, one of the people that I was probably closer to, and that was due to a combination of her own outgoing and vivacious...”

Bills: Mitochondrial Donation Law Reform (Maeve's Law) Bill 2021; Second Reading (9 Feb 2022)

“In considering the Mitochondrial Donation Law Reform (Maeve's Law) Bill 2021 a lot of people find it confusing. I'm a veterinary surgeon and a scientist, and even I found it confusing until I delved right down deeply into it. I feel that it's a little bit misnamed—'mitochondrial donation'. People equate it with organ donation. You may decide that, when you die, you want to donate your...”

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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 54 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)