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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Grayndler
  • Shadow Minister for Tourism (since 18 Oct 2013)
    Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Transport (since 18 Oct 2013)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 2 March 1996 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Anthony Albanese voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. 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 a mixture of for and against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted moderately against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for stem cell research. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted strongly against 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 moderately for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted very strongly against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. 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 against encouraging Australian-based industry. 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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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Resolutions of the Senate: Financial Services; Consideration of Senate Message (1 Dec 2016)

“I second the motion.”

Bills: Superannuation (Departing Australia Superannuation Payments Tax) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2016; Second Reading (1 Dec 2016)

“What we are seeing here is government by chaos. The backpacker tax fiasco has gone from being a problem to a major problem to a chaotic problem to a farce. It reached farce today when we had a joint statement on the letterhead of the Treasurer from the new coalition: Scott Morrison and Senator Di Natale. You pick up a few things when you have been in this place a while. When the Treasurer...”

Bills: Superannuation (Departing Australia Superannuation Payments Tax) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2016; Second Reading (1 Dec 2016)

“At that stage it was the backpacker tax. That was before the backtracking that occurred on the backpacker tax. It is the case that this is policymaking that would suit Dr Seuss, frankly, in the way that it has been done. They announced it with fanfare: they were geniuses! But they had not consulted the farming sector and they had not consulted the tourism sector, so they did not bring any...”

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  • Has spoken in 82 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 3 comments on this Representative's speeches — 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") 1453 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)