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- Motions: Organ Harvesting (21 Mar 2013)
“I seek leave to amend general business notice of motion No. 1212 standing in my name by omitting subparagraph (b)(ii). Leave granted. I move the motion as amended: That the Senate— (a) notes that: (i) the Special Rapporteur of the United Nations (UN) on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment has issued two reports detailing allegations of organ harvesting...”
- Motions: Sri Lanka: Human Rights (21 Mar 2013)
“I seek leave to amend general business notice of motion No. 1211 standing in my name by removing the name of Senator Rhiannon and adding the name of Senator Xenophon. Leave granted. I, and also on behalf of Senator Xenophon, move the motion as amended: That the Senate— (a) notes that: (i) the 22nd Session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council will this week vote on a...”
- Adjournment: Asylum Seekers (20 Mar 2013)
“There was a time when Australia was a country known for its compassion and hospitality. It was a place to which many turned for assistance and refuge. We welcomed displaced persons from Europe after the Second World War, and we welcomed subsequent waves of refugees. How many in this House know that in the 1960s we welcomed religious refugees from Poland, and Czech refugees from the crushing...”
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- Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
- People have made 10 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
- 12 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever John Madigan speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 54 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)