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    Senator for South Australia

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I believe the most important part of my job is speaking up for people who might not otherwise have a voice. I guess how I feel about what I do is summed up in the last line of my first speech in the Senate:

I would rather go down fighting, than still be standing because I stayed silent.

My Portfolios

Attorney General

Transport and Infrastructure

Trade and Investment

Industry, Science and Innovation

Gambling

Foreign Affairs

Environment and Energy

Employment and Workplace Relations

Defence

Consumer Affairs

Treasury/Finance

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South Australia

Senator's support for government bid to rein in student debt

The Australian - September 19, 2017

Education Minister Simon Birmingham is struggling to gain the necessary crossbench support to drive the Coalition's higher education overhaul through parliament after the Nick Xenophon Team declared the changes delivered a “blunt and deep cut” to the ...

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Peter Dutton concedes he will need to rethink English test in citizenship overhaul

The Guardian - September 19, 2017

But the critical parliamentary powerbroker on the controversial citizenship overhaul, the Nick Xenophon Team, is signalling the rework will need to be more broad-ranging than just the language test. “There are so many components of this whole package ...

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Senate to consider laws targeting young cyberbullies

Daily Advertiser - September 18, 2017

Following the death of Adelaide schoolgirl Libby Bell, who died after what her family alleges was years of cyberbullying??? over Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, Nick Xenophon Team senator Sky Kakoschke-Moore said parents were demanding to know ...

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One Nation 'misses SA election bus'

The Australian - September 19, 2017

At last year's federal election, One Nation received about 3 per cent of first-preference Senate votes in South Australia, coming in fifth behind the Liberals, ALP, Nick Xenophon Team and the Greens. The Australian Conservatives have merged with Family ...and more »

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Hanson, Xenophon move to ban online lottery draw betting

The Australian - September 19, 2017

Senator Xenophon yesterday urged Australians to boycott “phony lottery'' bookies like Lottoland and others in Australia who've flagged their intention to offer similar services. “Lottoland is not a real lottery — people who use Lottoland are simply ...and more »

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Senator's support for government bid to rein in student debt

The Australian - September 19, 2017

Education Minister Simon Birmingham is struggling to gain the necessary crossbench support to drive the Coalition's higher education overhaul through parliament after the Nick Xenophon Team declared the changes delivered a “blunt and deep cut” to the ...

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Misuse of over-the-counter painkillers costing Australia millions

Medical Xpress - September 20, 2017

... led the Australian-first study analysing the costs of 99 hospital admissions related to over-the-counter combination painkillers containing codeine (OTC-CACC) from 2010-2015 at a South Australian Hospital. Thirty patients – many with multiple ...

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Injured hiker rescued from Devil's Peak at Flinders Ranges

NEWS.com.au - September 20, 2017

Picture: Tourism South AustraliaSource:Supplied. A MISSING hiker with an injured ankle has been rescued by emergency services at Devil's Peak overnight after getting lost in the Flinders Ranges, near Quorn. As temperatures dropped under 7C in the ...and more »

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Oreta expansion continues with new Sydney office

ARNnet - September 20, 2017

“Having incubated our business in Melbourne and in such a short period of time created exceptional outcomes for customers in Victoria and South Australia, the logical progression was to replicate the model in the Sydney/NSW market,” Oreta co-founder ...

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