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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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Party Office Holders: Liberal Party of Australia (18 Mar 2024)

“by leave—I also take the opportunity to advise the Senate that Senator Kovacic has been appointed as Opposition Deputy Whip, replacing Senator Scarr. I congratulate her on that appointment.”

Shadow Ministry: Presentation (18 Mar 2024)

“by leave—I advise the Senate that Senator Paterson has been appointed shadow cabinet secretary, in addition to his existing portfolio responsibilities as shadow minister for home affairs. Senator Hollie Hughes has taken on the roles of shadow assistant minister for mental health and suicide prevention and shadow assistant minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. I welcome...”

Motions: Middle East (18 Mar 2024)

“The coalition does not support this week's repetitive weekly attempt by the Australian Greens in terms of bringing on a motion of this nature. We do not support it. Wars are tragic, wars are horrible and wars result in tragedy and the tragic loss of human lives. We mourn all of those lives. We mourn the lives of innocent civilians, be they Israelis, Palestinians or, as I have said before in...”

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  • Has spoken in 142 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") 1845 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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