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An Evening with Senator Nick Xenophon

Speakers: Senator Nick Xenophon

ASPI was joined by Senator Nick Xenophon, who gave a keynote address on defence and national security, titled Kill the Chicken to Scare the Monkey which touched on his thinking in relation to War Powers Reform.

Nick first entered parliament in 1997, when he was elected to the South Australian Legislative Council as an independent on a "no pokies" platform. He ran for and was elected to the Australian Senate in 2007 and was re-elected to the Senate in the September 2013 federal election.

Nick is a passionate advocate and watchdog for South Australia’s interests.