Senator Eric Abetz

Liberal Senator for Tasmania


Tasmanian student wins experience of a lifetime

Tasmanian Liberal Senator Eric Abetz has personally congratulated St Patrick’s College student Sasha Massey who has earned a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience Anzac Day commemorative services in France and Belgium as a part of the highly prestigious Simpson Prize.

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Labor want to expand victimhood industry

Reports today that Labor has hatched a secret plan to make it an offence to “offend” or “insult” a whole new cohort of people is a sad attempt to expand the victimhood industry according to Liberal Senator Eric Abetz.

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Labor running interference for ACTU boss

Despite Bill Shorten seeking to distance himself from Sally McManus’ comments that “when the law is unjust, I don’t think there’s a problem with breaking it”, Labor Senators have today used Parliamentary tactics to avoid even discussing the following straight-forward motion:

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Free Speech reforms

Tasmanian Liberal Senator Eric Abetz has welcomed the Government’s commitment to free speech with its announcement on reforming the Australian Human Rights Commission and section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act.

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Union dishonesty knows no bounds

Claims from Labor and the Unions that the Fair Work Commission’s decision was a factor in the Western Australian State Election highlights the depth of dishonesty to which Labor will sink given Western Australia substantively operates under its own industrial relations system.

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This section contains a selection of speeches prior to 2010 and more comprehensive additions from the resumption of Parliament in 2010. Full collection of speeches can be found on ParlInfo

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