About David


David served in the Australian Defence Force for over 22 years. An Army pilot, he flew helicopters and fixed wing aircraft and was the Senior Flying Instructor at the School of Army Aviation in Queensland.

Graduating as an experimental test pilot from the Empire Test Pilots’ School (UK), he finished his full time career in Defence as the Commanding Officer of the RAAF Aircraft Research and Development Unit.

Elected to the House of Representatives as the Member for Wakefield (SA) in 2004, he served in the Parliament until 2007. David continued to fly as a test pilot and ran a small business working in the Defence and Aviation sectors prior to being elected to the Senate in 2010 and again in 2016.

In 2018 David took on the role of Assistant Minister for Defence, supporting the Minister for Defence in delivering Australian Defence Capability.

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2 days ago

Senator David Fawcett

Our Government will work hard every day for all Australians.

Whether it’s getting a job, finding an apprenticeship, starting a business, starting a family, buying a home, working hard to provide the best you can for your kids, or saving for or enjoying your retirement, our Government will work hard to give the quiet Australians opportunity to achieve these aspirations.

The strong economy that results will underpin our ability to support those Australians who need extra help and to make the future more secure for all.This week we’re back to work.

Our result on Saturday was not about me or the Liberal and National parties. It was for the quiet Australians who work hard every day.

Their aspirations – to get a job, get an apprenticeship, start a business, meet someone amazing, start a family, buy a home, provide for their kids, contribute to their community, and save for their retirement – are what motivates our government.

We live in the best country in the world. Our government and our campaign was based on ensuring a strong economy, so we can secure a better future.

Thank you so much for your incredible support. We won’t let you down.
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Yea you guys must be up for a good pay rise now you are back in , especially with all the extra revenue you will be collecting from us mere mortals , don’t worry about us pensioners we will all kick the bucket before to long !!!👍🙈

It was my honour to attend a Legion of Honour award Ceremony for Mr. Robert David Biggs last Friday, who received the insignia of Chevalier in the French National Order of the Legion of Honour for his participation in the Liberation of France.

It is a timely reminder of the service and sacrifice that were, and continue to be, required to protect the freedoms that we have enjoyed for so many years here in Australia.

Joined by Mr. Christophe Penot, Ambassador of France to Australia; The Hon Corey Wingard, representing the Premier Steven Marshall; Dr Susan Close, Deputy Leader of the Opposition; Houssam Abiad, Deputy Lord Mayor City of Adelaide.
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It was my honour to attend a Legion of Honour award Ceremony for Mr. Robert David Biggs last Friday, who received the insignia of Chevalier in the French National Order of the Legion of Honour for his participation in the Liberation of France.It is a timely reminder of the service and sacrifice that were, and continue to be, required to protect the freedoms that we have enjoyed for so many years here in Australia.Joined by Mr. Christophe Penot, Ambassador of France to Australia; The Hon Corey Wingard, representing the Premier Steven Marshall; Dr Susan Close, Deputy Leader of the Opposition; Houssam Abiad, Deputy Lord Mayor City of Adelaide.Image attachment

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Your a good man David

As the clock passes 6:00pm, polling booths throughout South Australia are closing and the Australian people have decided their parliamentary representatives for the next 3 years.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the thousands of hard-working volunteers who put in a tremendous amount of effort today to support the re-election of a Federal Liberal Government. Regardless of tonight’s result, you all contributed significantly to the health of our democracy as well as the Liberal campaign to keep our economy strong and our nation more secure. Thank you!
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As the clock passes 6:00pm, polling booths throughout South Australia are closing and the Australian people have decided their parliamentary representatives for the next 3 years.I would like to take this opportunity to thank the thousands of hard-working volunteers who put in a tremendous amount of effort today to support the re-election of a Federal Liberal Government. Regardless of tonight’s result, you all contributed significantly to the health of our democracy as well as the Liberal campaign to keep our economy strong and our nation more secure. Thank you!

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Congratulations to you Dave and all at the LNP.

Well done Senator. Congratulations!

Congratulations on being re-elected to the Senate, David Fawcett

Hoping to see you elected for another 6 years. Integrity 👍

Good Luck David. Thoughts and Prayers for a good Result from sunny N Ireland! xxx

I voted for you

What a relief! Stunning result and thanks to you David and all the team!

Well said David

Best result for all Australians ever

Make GetUp pay for this Lib/Nat Victory add :)

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1 week ago

Senator David Fawcett

Great to support Laura Curran - Liberal for Kingston today at Coorara Primary School in Morphett Vale.

Only a Federal Liberal Government will continue to create jobs, lower taxes, ease cost of living pressures and fund the essential services such as health and education that South Australians need.

For more information on our Government’s plan to create a stronger and more secure Australia, visit www.liberal.org.au/our-plan
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Great to support Laura Curran - Liberal for Kingston today at Coorara Primary School in Morphett Vale.Only a Federal Liberal Government will continue to create jobs, lower taxes, ease cost of living pressures and fund the essential services such as health and education that South Australians need.For more information on our Government’s plan to create a stronger and more secure Australia, visit www.liberal.org.au/our-plan

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It was a bill we couldn't afford :)

Thank you for your support!

Well done!

Only another 3 hours in which you have the opportunity to vote for a Liberal government which will continue to create jobs, ease cost of living pressures and fund the essential services such as health and education that South Australians need.

For more information on our Government’s plan to create a stronger and more secure Australia, visit www.liberal.org.au/our-plan

Vote 1 for the Liberal Senate team on the large white ballot paper (and then number at least to 6 for other parties above the line). Guide available here: cdn.liberal.org.au/howtovote-2019/senate-sa.png.

Vote 1 for the Liberal candidate on the green ballot (before numbering all the boxes).
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Only another 3 hours in which you have the opportunity to vote for a Liberal government which will continue to create jobs, ease cost of living pressures and fund the essential services such as health and education that South Australians need.For more information on our Government’s plan to create a stronger and more secure Australia, visit www.liberal.org.au/our-planVote 1 for the Liberal Senate team on the large white ballot paper (and then number at least to 6 for other parties above the line). Guide available here: https://cdn.liberal.org.au/howtovote-2019/senate-sa.png.Vote 1 for the Liberal candidate on the green ballot (before numbering all the boxes).

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I voted Fawcett #1 below the line

I'm believing you will retain your seat David. All the best.

Remember to also Vote 1 for your Liberal Senate team today to keep our economy strong and for a more secure future.

To ensure your vote is counted, continue your vote to at least 6 above the line on the large white senate paper.
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Remember to also Vote 1 for your Liberal Senate team today to keep our economy strong and for a more secure future.To ensure your vote is counted, continue your vote to at least 6 above the line on the large white senate paper.

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The results are in the PEOPLE have voted Good bye Bill

Economy down the gurgler....

You was given a how to vote form when you went to vote .If you cant read go back to school .Don't blame anyone but your self

vote one for labor for Bob Hawke

Voted PHON sick of being treated like 4th class citizen, working hard for immigrants to bludge

not in a million years

Whoever you vote for, always vote below the line. You own your preferences, not some political party.

So the economy is on the way down now thanks to who?

Yes I voted below the line but placed conservatives one and two followed by you then Anne....

Well a lot of people have told me they have only put 1 in 1 box on the top people been this for years And apparently TV said one too confused a lot of people .when did it changed Regards Linda

You didnt even get a number. 😂

Please stop advertising on my social I hate liberal and always report these ads for terrorism

Who the fuck are they??

If you're voting Libs then this looks reasonable for preference vote. Although ACP should be above the nutter Clive

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