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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: Treasury Laws Amendment (Energy Price Relief Plan) Bill 2022; Second Reading (15 Dec 2022)

“or McDONALD () (): Today we are faced with an unpalatable fact: either Labor don't know the consequence of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Energy Price Relief Plan) Bill 2022 and are incompetent, or they do and this is the most malicious piece of legislation that will see gas shortages and increased electricity prices and will drive up unemployment. Be very clear: this is an attack on the...”

Bills: Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Bill 2022; Second Reading (29 Nov 2022)

“Clear! Let's be clear: this Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Bill 2022 is an election promise. It's a secret promise; it's a secret deal with the union movement and a secret deal that Australians didn't know about. Australian employers didn't know about it and this is the greatest breach of trust and faith that could have been delivered to the Australian workforce....”

Bills: Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Bill 2022; Second Reading (29 Nov 2022)

“Those women, yes. Another small business owner: 'The rush of this bill is extremely concerning. At present, every business is short staffed and facing difficult circumstances. We're all trying to find our feet after COVID, and to rush through a bill without adequate understanding from the business community is unreasonable. This is another issue where employers will be forced to enter into a...”

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  • Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — 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") 111 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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