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Santo Santoro, former Senator

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  • Former Liberal Party Senator for Queensland
  • Became a Senator on 29 October 2002 — unknown
  • Left Senate on 11 April 2007 — Resigned

Most recent appearances in parliament

Matters of Public Interest: Valedictory (28 Mar 2007)

“It goes with saying that, in commencing my final speech to the Senate today, I do so with some regrets. All politicians, either actual or aspiring, know Enoch Powell’s famous maxim about our inevitable end point. It will suffice to say that both the time and the manner of my parliamentary ending leave me with a sense of unfinished business. However, it is not my intention this afternoon...”

Adjournment: Ministerial Responsibility (20 Mar 2007)

“I stand here tonight with a heavy heart to address an institution that I hold most dear. By now, honourable senators are well aware of my transgressions of Senate reporting requirements which have led to my resignation from the Howard government’s ministry and which I am taking this first opportunity to confirm in the appropriate forum. Last Friday I corrected the Register of...”

Questions without Notice: Aged Care (1 Mar 2007)

“I thank Senator Adams for her question and again acknowledge her very strong interest in matters relating to ageing Australians and particularly the physical health and welfare of ageing Australians within our aged-care homes. There is no doubt that with Australia’s rapidly ageing population the aged-care industry will continue to require greater financial support from the Commonwealth....”

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