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Steve Fielding, former Senator

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  • Former Family First Party Senator for Victoria
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2005 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 30 June 2011 — unknown

Most recent appearances in parliament

Committees: Community Affairs References Committee; Report (23 Jun 2011)

“In the short two minutes that I have got, I would like to say that this inquiry, which looks into adverse health effects from living in close proximity to wind farms, was a very emotional inquiry. We heard from many, many residents who have been adversely impacted because they are living close to wind turbines. The emotional testimony was quite heart wrenching at times. People have even had...”

Committees: Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee; Reference (23 Jun 2011)

“I seek leave to make a short statement, Mr President.”

Committees: Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee; Reference (23 Jun 2011)

“This is a very personal issue for everyone in this chamber to look at. As someone who has been sexually abused—and I have declared that before, though that is not the issue here—I regard this as a serious matter that has been put forward again, and I have definitely been weighing it up very heavily. Since the notice of motion came through yesterday—I think it was four...”

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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 6 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
  • 27 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 348 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)