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- Liberal Party Senator for SA
- Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment (since 14 Sep 2010)
Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Murray Darling Basin (since 8 Dec 2009)
- Became a Senator on 3 May 2007
- Email me whenever Simon Birmingham speaks (no more than once per day)
- Committees: Environment and Communications References Committee; Report (15 May 2013)
“I present the report of the Environment and Communications References Committee on the feasibility of a prohibition on charging fees for an unlisted number service, together with the submissions. Ordered that the report be printed. I move: That the Senate take note of the report. In doing so, I highlight that unlisted numbers are certainly an important privacy protection in certain...”
- Bills: Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Amendment Bill 2013; Second Reading (15 May 2013)
“The Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Amendment Bill 2013 has been brought to the chamber unexpectedly today in a way that demonstrates the ongoing chaos that exists in the government's ranks, the ongoing chaos that exists in the government's legislative program and the chaos they are now extending to the treatment of this nation's most important document—the Constitution. I listened to...”
- Questions without Notice: Broadband (21 Mar 2013)
“Mr President, I ask a further supplementary question. On what date was the minister first informed by the NBN Co. board or any director that NBN Co. would fall short of its objective of passing 286,000 premises with fibre by June this year? Did the minister have any discussions with any director of NBN Co. or receive any information about their inability to meet the 286,000 premises target on...”
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- Has spoken in 83 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
- People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
- 11 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Simon Birmingham speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 482 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)