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- Bills: Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Amendment Bill 2013; Second Reading (15 May 2013)
“It gives me great pleasure to rise to speak on this matter, having myself served in local government for nine years. During that time, I was the mayor of Port Hedland for three years and the chairman of the Pilbara ward of the Western Australian Local Government Association, so I am quite interested in this referendum. The Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Amendment Bill 2013 that we have...”
- Bills: National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2013; Second Reading (20 Mar 2013)
“This National Disability Insurance Scheme is an idea whose time has come. It is an historic day that this scheme is being debated in the Senate and is a real step forward. It is very much an expression of the reality of the federal parliament supporting the concept of the Aussie fair go to ensure that disabled people do have a fair go and are given an opportunity to realise their potential....”
- Matters of Public Importance: Northern Australia (19 Mar 2013)
“As Senator Macdonald says, I have spent a long time in the north. I went to live in Port Hedland in 1974, which is a while ago, so I do have some experience of the north and the issues that it faces. I must say that never before have the circumstances been so opportune as to warrant the serious promotion of and support for sustainable growth across Northern Australia. But, sadly, the Gillard...”
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- Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
- People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
- 8 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Alan Eggleston speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 146 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)