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Ursula Stephens, former Senator

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Senator for NSW
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2002 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 30 June 2014 — retired

Most recent appearances in parliament

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (24 Jun 2014)

“I thank everyone for their patience this afternoon. It has been a long afternoon. The art of oratory is to be concise and precise—and we have excellent models to follow. The Lord's Prayer is a mere 69 words long, the Declaration of Independence is but 297 words and the apology to our stolen people is 360 words long. I will do my best to emulate these great examples and the words of...”

Delegation Reports: Parliamentary Delegation to Vanuatu and New Zealand (24 Jun 2014)

“by leave—I table and present the report of the Australian parliamentary delegation to Vanuatu and New Zealand by the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee, which took place from 30 April to 9 May 2014. I seek leave to move a motion in relation to the report. Leave granted. I move: That the Senate take note of the document. This report outlines the activities,...”

Questions without Notice: Sharrouf, Mr Khaled (24 Jun 2014)

“Mr President, I ask a supplementary question. Is the minister aware that the details of this bungle were actually confirmed in the final report of the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor? How can the government justify abolishing the monitor, which has demonstrated its value in reviewing the operation, effectiveness and implications of Australia's counterterrorism and national...”

More of Ursula Stephens's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 15 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 325 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)