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  • Australian Greens Representative for Melbourne
  • Entered House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Adam Bandt voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted moderately against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted moderately for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted moderately against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Has never voted on restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Statements by Members: Melbourne Electorate: Noncompliant Building Products (21 Jun 2017)

“Last week, the world was faced with the news of the devastating fire that swept through the Grenfell Tower in London. At least 79 people were killed, and there may be many more who were trapped in the tower who will never be identified. As we mourn the loss of life and send our support to those people who are grieving the loss of loved ones, we must look to the actions we can take to prevent...”

Bills: Fair Work Amendment (Repeal of 4 Yearly Reviews and Other Measures) Bill 2017; Consideration in Detail (20 Jun 2017)

“By leave—I move amendments (2), (4) and (6) together as circulated in my name: (2) Clause 2, page 2 (table item 3, column headed "Provisions"), omit "2,", substitute"2, 2A,". (4) Page 6 (after line 18), after Schedule 2, insert: Schedule 2A—Pay protection Fair Work Act 2009 1 Subsection 16(3) (note) Omit "base rate of pay", substitute "rate of pay". 2 At the end of section 18...”

Bills: Fair Work Amendment (Repeal of 4 Yearly Reviews and Other Measures) Bill 2017; Second Reading (20 Jun 2017)

“I hear a Labor member interjecting about Coles. The member for Wakefield is sticking up for the dodgy deals that were done at Coles that mean that if you are working on weekends—and this is what I have heard from a lot of people in the industry—some people might be better off under the Fair Work Commission's decision because they never saw the penalty rates in the first place....”

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  • Has spoken in 71 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 9 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 462 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)