Full Name: Cory Bernardi.
Title: Senator.
Electorate: SA.
Political Party: Australian Conservatives
Entered House: 2017-02-07
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In this place I've raised specific questions about the Paris climate pact and the diversion of Australian aid money to ghost programs in Afghanistan and to purveyors of terrorism in Palestine. Is the government proud of throwing away rapidly increasing amounts of precious taxpayer money to the United Nations which continually opposes our border security and our sovereignty?
2019-04-03

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According to DFAT annual reports when the coalition took office Australia contributed $193 million that year to the UN. Unlike self-funded retiree slow rates of return on investments the UN has a enjoyed 46 per cent funding increase over the coalition's six-year life span to $282 million. Australia has been ravaged by drought cyclones and bushfires so why do we keep increasing aid...
2019-04-03

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I must say that this question has been developed from the contribution of thousands of Australians and the question is to the Minister for Foreign Affairs. Across recent history the UN has criticised Australia's human rights record under previous and current coalition governments subjected us to a barrage of criticism over asylum seekers and offshore detention and criticised the boat...
2019-04-03

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I've been waiting for 30 seconds to call a point of order on Senator Cameron the last one in this place just to reacquaint ourselves with old friends.
2019-04-03

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May I record for the record that I was opposed to (a) (b) and (c)?
2019-04-03

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Words matter—not only the specific words that are used but the timing and the tone in which they are delivered. Let me start at the outset by saying I believe that Senator Anning's comments in relation to the Christchurch massacre were imprudent impolitic and flat out wrong in blaming the victims. But I lament I have to say the political opportunism that was associated with them and...
2019-04-02

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I seek to add my voice and the voice of the Australian Conservatives to this motion. The senseless and tragic events in Christchurch have taken a great deal from the national psyche and has caused us to reflect upon how anyone can rationalise or justify such abhorrent and sickening behaviour. The victims of this tragic event are not just resident in the mosque; they are resident throughout...
2019-02-14

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Mr President is it appropriate to take note of your statement to the Senate?
2019-02-14

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I seek leave to take note of your statement briefly.
2019-02-14

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Just for a few minutes.
2019-02-14

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Mr President I want to put on the record how grateful I am for your expedient investigation of this and your determination to revoke the pass of Mr James Ashby under these circumstances. I say that not because I have any malice towards Mr Ashby or anyone else but because I think those who are entrusted with a pass in this place just as senators are entrusted with free rein across Parliament...