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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.
- Statements by Members: Banks Electorate: De La Salle College (15 Sep 2016)
“ On 2 September I attended the De La Salle College, Revesby Heights, HSC showcase. It was a terrific night, and I just want to reflect on it a bit this afternoon. I was able to present awards to the students on their achievements on the evening. A large number of people were in attendance—a lot of proud parents and community members looking at the HSC artworks, some of the...”
- Adjournment: Banks Electorate: Community Organisations (15 Sep 2016)
“I am very pleased to have the opportunity this afternoon to talk about a number of tremendous organisations in my local electorate that are doing great work in our community. Recently, I met with the Padstow RSL Fishing Club. With Steve Pomroy as president and Geoff Lapworth as secretary, the club has gone from strength to strength in recent years. It has a very active community of...”
- Matters of Public Importance: Prime Minister (14 Sep 2016)
“Leadership is about getting things done, and this Prime Minister is getting things done. There are so many things on the list of achievements. The biggest number in the Australian economy is GDP growth. GDP growth is about how well our economy is growing. Is it increasing in size? Are there more opportunities being created? Our GDP growth is one of the highest rates anywhere in the developed...”
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- Has spoken in 63 debates in the last year — 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 158 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)