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  • National Party Senator for Queensland
  • Shadow Minister for Resources (since 5 Jun 2022)
    Shadow Minister for Northern Australia (since 5 Jun 2022)
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2019 — Federal election
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Bills: Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023; Second Reading (7 Dec 2023)

“I don't know that we have ever faced a more distressing, country-dividing, business-destroying piece of legislation than what we are 'not' debating today—the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023. There are 15 pages of amendments that we have had no opportunity to examine. There have been days of committee hearings and the report will not be tabled. This is...”

Questions without Notice: Economy (6 Dec 2023)

“Given that today's national accounts show that productivity has fallen six per cent over the past 18 months while prices have risen by more than nine per cent, will the minister concede that Australians are paying the price for a government that is distracted and out of its depth in managing the economy?”

Questions without Notice: Economy (6 Dec 2023)

“Is it correct that today's national accounts show Australia is in a prolonged GDP per capita recession, meaning that Australians are poorer per person under the Albanese Labor government than they were last year?”

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 156 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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