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Danna Vale, former Representative

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  • Former Liberal Party Representative for Hughes
  • Left House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 2 March 1996 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Danna Vale voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and 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 a mixture of for and against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted strongly for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Has never voted on encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Farm Household Support Amendment (Ancillary Benefits) Bill 2010: Second Reading (24 Jun 2010)

“I had great difficulty starting this speech. How do you distil 14 years into 20 minutes? There is a lot to tell, a lot of successes, a few monumental stuff-ups, a lot of memories and a lot of good people to thank, including the 97,000 people in the electorate of Hughes. In a way, this valedictory is a companion to the first speech I made in this House as a member of the ‘Class of...”

Condolences: Private Timothy Aplin; Private Benjamin Chuck; Private Scott Palmer (24 Jun 2010)

“I thank the member for Paterson for his very moving contribution. The question is that the motion be agreed to.”

Constituency Statements: Shortland Electorate: Surf-Lifesaving Clubs (24 Jun 2010)

“Order! In accordance with standing order 193 the time for constituency statements has concluded.”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Representative's speeches — above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 5 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 57 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)