Full Name: Cory Bernardi.
Title: Senator.
Electorate: SA.
Political Party: Australian Conservatives
Entered House: 2017-02-07
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I seek leave to make a short statement. Leave is not granted.
2017-12-05

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I move That the Senate— (a) notes that 2 December 2017 marked one year since the South Australian Treasurer the Honourable Tom Koutsantonis MP called for the abolition of tariffs \such as the luxury car tax\ on imported motor vehicles and also stating he would immediately take that cause to the Coalition of Australian Governments meeting in Canberra; (b) agrees with the South...
2017-12-05

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I move That the Senate— (a) notes that 3 December 2017 marked 163 years since the Eureka Stockade rebellion of 1854; (b) recognises the Eureka Stockade as the birthplace of the Australian spirit of mateship signified by the term 'diggers' a term which was later adopted by Anzac soldiers in World War I; (c) further notes that the Eureka Stockade signified a victory of self-reliant...
2017-12-05

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Yes it is. I want to put on the record that I have never historically supported a royal commission into the banking sector because traditionally the banks—
2017-12-05

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Whilst I don't support a royal commission into the banks I understand that the government has chosen to do it for politically expedient motives. But there is a very important area that I think the government should explore. When most people want to borrow money or access funds they go to a bank. They play a legitimate role in our financial system. However I'm deeply concerned that there...
2017-12-04

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The Australian Conservatives can and will support schedule 2 in this bill—that is the downsizer super scheme for those aged 65 and over—but it cannot support schedule 1 the First Home Super Saver Scheme. The downsizer scheme will likely achieve its goals to some extent. It will likely reduce the barrier to downsizing for those aged 65 and over with a type of lock-in effect and...
2017-11-30

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Yes Mr President I thought this motion was about debating the hours of the Senate for next week. It has nothing to do with penalty rates. I'm not sure that Senator Cameron screaming into the microphone about things that are not relevant to this debate is in any way helpful now that we are going to enter into question time.
2017-11-30

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It gives me great pleasure to stand here today to correct what I consider to be an egregious wrong. It was an act of economic vandalism and many would argue—I'm not one of them—if you accept the anthropogenic climate change arguments an act of environmental self-harm perpetuated on the Australian people with the principal architects being the Australian Greens of course....
2017-11-30

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What's this got to do with Senator Dastyari?
2017-11-30

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Oh please!
2017-11-30

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You're lost for words. I understand.