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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How David Coleman voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted moderately against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted moderately for temporary protection visas. votes
- Voted very strongly 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 strongly 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 very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
- Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly for an emissions reduction fund. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
- Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Adjournment: Banks Electorate: Community Events (1 Dec 2016)
“Recently I visited the REDsugar Arts Centre in Hurstville to present the Banks Outstanding Artistic Achievement Awards. A total of 26 awards were presented and it was a great afternoon to visit the centre and see the very fine artworks on display ranging from young primary school kids all the way through to year 12 students. I would like to congratulate Winnie Liu on her strong leadership of...”
- Bills: Corporations Amendment (Life Insurance Remuneration Arrangements) Bill 2016; Second Reading (28 Nov 2016)
“I am very pleased to have the opportunity to speak on this important bill, dealing as it does with an issue that has been contentious for some time, namely remuneration in the life insurance industry. The Corporations Amendment (Life Insurance Remuneration Arrangements) Bill 2016 amends the Corporations Act 2001 to better align the interests of financial advisers who sell life insurance...”
- Statements by Members: Non-Resident Nepali Association (28 Nov 2016)
“I want to thank and congratulate the Non-Resident Nepali Association for their sixth annual Grand Nepal Festival, held very successfully on Saturday at Darling Harbour in Sydney. The NRNA are a group which represents the community of Nepali citizens all around the world. They are nationals living outside of their nation. The Grand Nepal Festival is a fantastic event held every second year at...”
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- Has spoken in 63 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
- This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 12 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever David Coleman speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 173 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)