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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


Foreign Affairs

Environment and Energy

Employment and Workplace Relations


Consumer Affairs


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Nick Xenophon Team
Nick Xenophon
South Australia

More than 64000 people overstaying visas in Australia

The Canberra Times - July 18, 2017

NXT Senators Skye Kakoschke-Moore, Nick Xenophon and Stirling Griff. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen. A Senate committee has heard as of June 30 there was an estimated 64,600 visa overstayers in the country and of the 12,966 located last financial year, more ...and more »

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Nick Xenophon Team says it's 'deeply worried' about Coalition's citizenship bill

The Guardian - June 22, 2017

Nick Xenophon Team senators Stirling Griff, Nick Xenophon and Skye Kakoschke-Moore. NXT senators Stirling Griff, Nick Xenophon and Skye Kakoschke-Moore. The Coalition's citizenship bill will sink without their support. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the ...

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Claims of skyrocketing prostheses costs challenged

InDaily - April 06, 2017

We agree with Senator Stirling Griff that Australians enrolled in private health insurance deserve a fair deal. They deserve good value for money. They deserve access to high quality treatment and to be protected against corrosive out of pocket costs.and more »

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Growing SA conference

Yorke Peninsula Country Times - July 25, 2017

The conference includes an interactive panel session with Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries Leon Bignell, Liberal David Ridgway MLC and Nick Xenophon Team's Rebekha Sharkie MP. Guest speakers will be federal Assistant Minister for ...

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Student who set up fake Nick Xenophon Facebook page for Australian National University election threatened with ...

The Advertiser - July 23, 2017

The Nick Xenophon Team 4 ANUSA wants Adelaide-built submarines to patrol the creek which runs through the Australian National University in Canberra. The “Team” has a Facebook page featuring photos of Senator Xenophon but isn't actually planning to ...and more »

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Adelaide senator Nick Xenophon tells ANU students to remove Facebook page

The Canberra Times - July 23, 2017

Adelaide senator Nick Xenophon has warned ACT students to remove a joke Facebook page that pretends his party will fight for South Australian jobs in the upcoming Australian National University Student Association election. The Nick Xenophon Team 4 ...and more »

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