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- Former Liberal Party Senator for WA
- Became a Senator on 1 July 2005 — General election
- Left Senate on 31 March 2012 — Died
- Committees: Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee; Report (23 Nov 2011)
“I rise also to say how much I appreciated the way people came forward to our inquiry. It was probably one of the most practical, hands-on inquiries, to follow on from what Senator Nash said. Having been a live sheep exporter for 38 years, I certainly understand how those people in the north felt. None of us liked what we saw on Four Corners. That was absolutely dreadful. I think it was an ill...”
- Matters of Public Importance: Mining (22 Nov 2011)
“The time for the discussion has expired.”
- Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Carbon Pricing (22 Nov 2011)
“I rise this afternoon to take note of answers given by Minister Wong. Obviously the government is now out of excuses. Overnight we have seen that lack of support has put back any likelihood of an international carbon treaty before 2020. Instead of an agreement this year, we are now looking at eight years down the track for a carbon tax agreement. What this means is that the government's...”
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- Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
- People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
- 2 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 121 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)