Releases

Action Required to Protect Australia’s Power Grid from Foreign Disruption
2 August 2020
South Australian Senator Rex Patrick has called on the Australian Government to undertake a comprehensive review of the involvement of Chinese owned, controlled or influenced...
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AUSMIN Taiwan Statement Welcomed
29 July 2020
South Australian Senator Rex Patrick today welcomed the strong support for Taiwan expressed by both the Australian and United States Governments at the AUSMIN consultations...
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Mandatory Quarantining for MPs to Permit Parliamentary Sittings
28 July 2020
In the context of the sadly continuing COVID-19 situation in Victoria, South Australian Senator Rex Patrick has called on the Federal Government to move without...
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Reschedule Parliament Or Cut Our Pay For Each Cancelled Sitting Day
21 July 2020
South Australian Senator Rex Patrick has called for the pay of Federal MPs and Senators to be docked by $1,000 for every scheduled sitting day...
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Water Purchasing Fiasco
16 July 2020
Senator Rex Patrick and Rebekha Sharkie MP have expressed serious concerns about the Government’s handling of Murray-Darling Basin strategic water purchases and have called for...
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Call to Reduce Chinese Diplomatic and Consular Presence in Australia
15 July 2020
South Australian Senator Rex Patrick today called on the Australian Government to force a large reduction in China’s diplomatic and consular presence in Australia.
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Defence Strategic Review Welcome But Questions Remain
1 July 2020
Senator Rex Patrick has responded to the Coalition’s Defence Strategic Update and Force Structure Plan, pointing out that the announcements generate as many questions as...
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Push to Change Location of Radioactive Waste Facility: Prime Agricultural Land or Remote and Secure Woomera Prohibited Area?
10 June 2020
Senator Rex Patrick has revealed today that he will move amendments to the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility Bill to allow for the selection of...
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