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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 Aboriginal land rights. 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 against increasing restrictions on gambling. 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: Lamrock Committee (16 Aug 2017)
“I rise today to congratulate the Lamrock Committee on its recent successful fundraising event at Georges River Sailing Club, which I was fortunate to attend on 4 August. The Lamrock Committee has existed for more than 25 years in raising funds to support important works at St George Hospital, which is the main hospital for the St George area and the hospital that most residents of Banks turn...”
- Constituency Statements: Banks Electorate (10 Aug 2017)
“On 20 July I visited Carlton South Public School in my electorate to talk to the kids in years 5 and 6 about government. It was a great and spirited discussion with lots of excellent questions from the kids at Carlton South. I would like to thank stage 3 coordinator James Nobbs for facilitating my visit, and also principal Darren Galea for welcoming me on the day and more generally for...”
- Questions without Notice: Energy (9 Aug 2017)
“My question is to the Minister for the Environment and Energy. Will the minister update the House on what the government is doing to put downward pressure on energy bills? What obstacles stand in the way of delivering reliable and affordable energy to hardworking Australian businesses and families?”
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- Has spoken in 79 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below 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") 217 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)