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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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Questions without Notice: Aged Care (21 Mar 2023)

“President, in your previous ruling, in response to Senator Ruston's point of order, you indicated the minister had been relevant to the first part of her question but directed him to the second part of her question. Instead, Senator Farrell has got to his feet and simply begun reflecting upon things that are completely irrelevant to the second part of Senator Ruston's question, which went to...”

Questions without Notice: Energy (21 Mar 2023)

“I don't need to tell you the part of direct relevance there. You couldn't be more irrelevant, more hopeless, more unable to answer the question or less willing to talk about $275 than Senator Farrell is.”

Questions without Notice: Energy (21 Mar 2023)

“Will the minister admit that the Albanese Labor government has abandoned its promise to cut power bills by $275 a year by 2025 and that, in fact, on the 97-plus occasions it promised that prior to the last election it was simply seeking to deceive the Australian people—deliberately so—before they got the chance to vote?”

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  • Has spoken in 84 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.
  • 12 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Simon Birmingham speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1719 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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