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  • Liberal Party Senator for SA
  • Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (since 5 Jun 2022)
    Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs (since 5 Jun 2022)
  • Became a Senator on 3 May 2007 — unknown
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Motions: Albanese Government (24 Mar 2023)

“President, on a point of order: you drew me to the question of the matter of suspension of standing orders on multiple occasions, without anybody having to make a point of order. I invite you to apply the same standard to Senator Farrell.”

Motions: Albanese Government (24 Mar 2023)

“President, as I outlined, this has been quite an extraordinary week in the Senate that does warrant the suspension of standing orders—”

Motions: Albanese Government (24 Mar 2023)

“So extraordinary has it been, that not only has Senator Farrell indicated he doesn't know the answers to these things, but, on power prices, he admitted: 'I do not follow power prices closely.' Right around Australia, households and small businesses are opening their power bills, each and every day, under the shock of the increasing rates of electricity, with genuine concern and pressures...”

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  • Has spoken in 90 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 9 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
  • 13 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Simon Birmingham speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1723 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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