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Stephen Conroy, former Senator

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Senator for Victoria
  • Became a Senator on 30 April 1996 — unknown
  • Left Senate on 30 September 2016 — Resigned

Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016; Second Reading (15 Sep 2016)

“Could I take this opportunity to thank and congratulate Senator Cormann for his constructive approach to resolving some of the difficult issues. Both sides were involved in a little bit of give and take but the approach taken by Senator Cormann speaks volumes for him. As it is very late, I seek leave to table the rest of my contribution so we can move on. Leave granted. The speech read as...”

Matters of Public Importance: Donations to Political Parties (13 Sep 2016)

“I rise to speak on this matter of public importance, and I welcome a discussion on political donation reform and how we can best protect our vital democratic traditions. Labor has a proven track record when it comes to donation reform and has tried to legislate on multiple occasions to reform the political donation system, and there is the great irony of this issue. Here today we have the...”

Matters of Public Importance: Donations to Political Parties (13 Sep 2016)

“Sorry; my apologies, Mr Acting Deputy President—through you: Senator Lambie, it would be lovely to have a sugar daddy like this, wouldn't it? They stand condemned by their own actions and deeds. And, Senator Rhiannon, I have not seen you stand up and say, 'Let's not accept a donation of over $1,000 from an individual.' I have not seen you stand up and say that. 'Developers? Yeah, that's...”

More of Stephen Conroy's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 65 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 25 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
  • 79 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1149 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)