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  • Liberal Party Representative for Mitchell
  • Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection (since 30 Aug 2016)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — Federal election
  • Email me whenever Alex Hawke speaks (no more than once per day)

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Alex Hawke voted on key issues since 2006:

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

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Matters of Public Importance: Poverty and Inequality (18 Oct 2017)

“Well, the member for Jagajaga certainly knows how to bring a room down, doesn't she? With the member for Jagajaga, the glass is always half empty. It's as if Australia doesn't already redistribute more wealth than almost any other country on earth. It's as if Australia doesn't already have an enviable record amongst nations of sharing more wealth amongst more people than almost any other...”

Matters of Public Importance: Poverty and Inequality (18 Oct 2017)

“As the member for Barton does not know, the No. 1 item that the federal government spends money on before we spend a dollar on anything else is the welfare budget. It is the No. 1 largest item of the Commonwealth budget. So to say that this is not a fair society, to say that we don't take account of those who can't do things for themselves and that we don't look after people is completely...”

Matters of Public Importance: Poverty and Inequality (18 Oct 2017)

“That's America; it's not Australia.”

More of Alex Hawke's recent appearances

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  • Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 8 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 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") 371 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)