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- Bills: Higher Education Support Amendment (Further Streamlining and Other Measures) Bill 2013; Second Reading (21 Mar 2013)
“I rise to make some comments on the Higher Education Support Amendment (Further Streamlining and Other Measures) Bill 2013. I can indicate to the chamber that the coalition does support the bill. A postimplementation review of VET FEE-HELP was undertaken in 2011 and this bill seeks to introduce some of those recommendations. VET FEE-HELP is a government loans scheme which helps eligible...”
- Bills: Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2012-2013, Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2012-2013; Second Reading (18 Mar 2013)
“I also rise to make some comments on the piece of legislation before us. Following comments from some of my colleagues who have already spoken in this place, there is absolutely no doubt that this Labor government has no ability whatsoever to manage the nation. My good colleague Senator Ronaldson has just very eloquently pointed out exactly that. The mismanagement that we have seen when it...”
- Committees: Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee; Report (13 Mar 2013)
“I rise to also make some comments on the report before us today. It has been a very long time coming. I firstly want to commend the secretariat staff: our current secretary, Stephen Palethorpe, the rest of the secretariat staff, and also Jeanette Radcliffe, who was the previous secretary and did an enormous amount of work on this report as well. I particularly want to thank the secretariat...”
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- Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
- People have made 3 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
- 14 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Fiona Nash speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 327 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)