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  • Liberal Party Representative for Paterson
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment (since 23 Nov 2014)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 2 March 1996 — Federal election
  • Email me whenever Bob Baldwin speaks (no more than once per day)

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Bob Baldwin 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 moderately for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly 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 for 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 moderately against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against stem cell research. votes
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted strongly against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing availability of abortion drugs. 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 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 very 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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Bills: Tax Laws Amendment (Small Business Measures No. 3) Bill 2015; Second Reading (12 Aug 2015)

“I rise to speak on the Tax Laws Amendment (Small Business Measures No. 3) Bill, which implements the government's unincorporated tax discount for small business. As a person who comes from a small business background; who has had skin in the game; who understands risk, reward and the opportunities and benefits of engaging and employing people in the workforce I support this bill. I...”

Bills: Crimes Legislation Amendment (Powers, Offences and Other Measures) Bill 2015; Second Reading (11 Aug 2015)

“I rise in support of the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Powers, Offences and Other Measures) Bill 2015. This bill is particularly significant to me in my role as the federal member for Paterson. No matter if I am at the very north of my electorate in Forster, south in Raymond Terrace, in Maitland or out at the Port Stephens peninsula, the topic of crime prevention remains a key concern for all...”

Condolences: Randall, Mr Donald James (10 Aug 2015)

“Don Randall and I were unique colleagues. We both came in as that famous class of '96. We both took the exit pass—or, as I call it, the sabbatical—in 1998. Then Don Randall and I were the only two of the class of '96 that lost in 1998 that came back together in 2001. From there, we shared a lot of experiences. Don Randall became Canberra family. The one thing that people reflect...”

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  • Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 11 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.
  • 36 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Bob Baldwin speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 418 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)