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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 a mixture of for and against 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 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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Matters of Public Importance: Turnbull Government (15 Sep 2016)

“I thank the opposition for the opportunity for a crossbench spot to contribute on this very important debate on the government's complete failure to have a plan. It is either a failure to have a plan that is going to sustain Australia in to the 21st century or they do have a plan—that is, to deliver only for the top end of town and the rest of the Australian population can fall behind....”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Income Tax Relief) Bill 2016; Second Reading (15 Sep 2016)

“If you had a pot of money of $4 billion and you knew that that was going to grow bigger and bigger over time, what would you spend it on? There would be some who might say, 'Well, if there's $4 billion and rising that can be found in the budget, let's put it into Medicare.' Some might say, 'Let's put $4 billion into hospitals so that whoever gets sick in this country knows that they have a...”

Bills: Fair Work Amendment (Respect for Emergency Services Volunteers) Bill 2016; Second Reading (15 Sep 2016)

“Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker, I will continue. The minister goes on: THE CFA to get the approval of the union "for any policy that affects the application or operation of this agreement or the work of employees covered by it". And she says: This would completely destroy the CFA's chain of command and its volunteer-based model. What she does not say is that the agreement says, right up the...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 58 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") 409 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)