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Claire's latest speeches

These are the Hansard transcripts of my latest speeches.

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ADJOURNMENT - Human Rights 5 Dec 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (20:54): In May this year, the High-Level Working Group for Health and Human Rights of Women, Children and... 

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CONDOLENCES - Hutchins, Mr Stephen Patrick 'Steve' 30 Nov 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (17:00):One of the first people I met when I came into this place was Steve Hutchins. He came up to me and stuck... 

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BILLS - Nuclear Fuel Cycle (Facilitation) Bill 2017 - Second Reading 30 Nov 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (12:14): Senator Bernardi, unsurprisingly, has put on the agenda this issue around nuclear energy. In his... 

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ADJOURNMENT - Rohingya Refugees 29 Nov 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (19:20): I'm still getting over seeing the look on Senator Abetz's face when he was asked about his going to the... 

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BILLS - Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Bill 2017 27 Nov 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (12:59): I rise to speak on the Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Bill 2017. In August 2004,... 

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MATTERS OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE - Climate Change, Energy 15 Nov 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (16:36): It is interesting that the first two speakers have summed up many of the debates that we've had in this... 

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COMMITTEES - Community Affairs References Committee - Government Response to Report 14 Nov 2017
Senator MOORE ( Queensland ) ( 18:20 ): I move: That the Senate take note of the document. I thought it was really important to take... 

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QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE: TAKE NOTE OF ANSWERS - Energy 14 Nov 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (20:20): On 27 June 2009, I attended a splendid book launch in Brisbane. It was a book about Hughie Williams called... 

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QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE: TAKE NOTE OF ANSWERS - Energy 19 Oct 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (15:03): I move: That the Senate take note of the answers given by the Minister representing the Prime Minister... 

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MATTERS OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE - Management of Protected Species 13 Sep 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (18:25): I strongly support the contribution that's just been made by Senator Scullion. I think you've been reading... 

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BILLS - Aged Care Amendment (Ratio of Skilled Staff to Care Recipients) Bill 2017 - Second Reading 7 Sep 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (11:27): Senator Hinch, as I said to you earlier, when people thank you for bringing an issue to this place it... 

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ADJOURNMENT - United Nations 5 Sep 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (21:45): On 31 October 2000, the United Nations Security Council passed UN resolution 1325. That was the first time... 

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BILLS - Petroleum and Other Fuels Reporting Bill 2017, Petroleum and Other Fuels Reporting (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 16 Aug 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (12:20): I rise to speak on the Petroleum and Other Fuels Reporting Bill 2017 and the Petroleum and Other Fuels... 

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ADJOURNMENT - Queensland: Day for Girls 15 Aug 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (20:52): Last Saturday I joined more than 200 women and some men at Maroochydore in Queensland to celebrate the... 

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ADJOURNMENT - Valedictories 9 Aug 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (19:30): This evening I want to make a short contribution acknowledging the work that both Senator Ludlam and... 

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ADJOURNMENT - Eather, Ms Alice 20 Jun 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (20:07): I join this evening with Senator Waters in remembering a true warrior sister. Last week, we farewelled... 

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MOTIONS - Energy 15 Jun 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (16:15): As you well know, there are very few certainties that come before this chamber, but this afternoon the... 

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ADJOURNMENT - Burma 13 Jun 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (21:55): In 2012, I was a member of an Australian delegation to Myanmar. It was an exciting time, with a real sense... 

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BUDGET - Statement and Documents 11 May 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (22:26): I seek leave to have the Opposition's 2017-18 budget speech incorporated in Hansard. Leave... 

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BILLS - Native Title Amendment (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Bill 2017 - Second Reading 11 May 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (16:37): I am not going to respond to Senator Macdonald's last statement. He keeps making these statements across... 

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MOTIONS - International Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Week 10 May 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (17:09): I, and also on behalf of Senator Xenophon, move: That the Senate- (a) recognises that: (i)... 

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CONDOLENCES - Gerry Norman Francis Jones 10 May 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (16:52): When Gerry Jones made his last speech in this place, one of the comments that he made was that everyone... 

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BILLS - Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan) Bill 2016 - Second Reading 30 Mar 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (16:01): I move: That the question be now put. The PRESIDENT: The question is that the motion moved by... 

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BILLS - Human Rights Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 - Second Reading 30 Mar 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (13:11): In this particular process, I think it is important that we consider what has gone on in our community... 

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ADJOURNMENT - Mr Jeff Cheverton 28 Mar 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (21:07): My friend Jeff Cheverton died on 2 March this year. When the news was shared around the many networks who... 

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DELEGATION REPORTS - 25th Annual Meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum 27 Mar 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (17:33): by leave-I present the report of the Australian parliamentary delegation to the 25th Annual Meeting of the... 

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BILLS - Social Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 - Second Reading 22 Mar 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (19:20): We seem to be going through the same process we did earlier today. When I was speaking earlier, I talked... 

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BILLS - Social Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 - Second Reading 22 Mar 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (12:38): Senator Bernardi, it has been a real pleasure to listen to the Australian Conservatives' party platform. 

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QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE: TAKE NOTE OF ANSWERS - Racial Discrimination Act 1975 22 Mar 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (16:15): I move: That the Senate take note of the answers given by the Attorney-General (Senator Brandis) to... 

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ADJOURNMENT - United States Administration: Family Planning Aid 21 Mar 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (21:09): President Donald Trump's presidential memorandum of 23 January 2017 stated: I hereby revoke the... 

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MOTIONS - Violence Against Women and Girls 21 Mar 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (15:46): I, and also on behalf of Senator Rice, move: That the Senate- (a) notes: (i) the Brisbane action... 

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QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE: TAKE NOTE OF ANSWERS - Workplace Relations 20 Mar 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (15:17): I learnt two very unfortunate things in today's discussion. One was that the Leader of the Government in... 

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BILLS - Criminal Code Amendment (Prohibition of Full Face Coverings in Public Places) Bill 2017 - Second Reading 16 Feb 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (16:06): In the restricted time we have this afternoon, there are a number of people who are willing to make some... 

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BILLS - Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Petroleum Pools and Other Measures) Bill 2016 - In Committee 8 Feb 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (10:59): The Labor Party are not supporting the Greens amendments, and we have made that clear, but we could not... 

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ADJOURNMENT - Middle East 7 Feb 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (21:13): Last year in this place, over 50 parliamentarians from both the House of Representatives and the Senate... 

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BILLS - Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Petroleum Pools and Other Measures) Bill 2016 - Second Reading 7 Feb 2017
Senator MOORE (Queensland) (13:46): The opposition supports the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Petroleum Pools and...