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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.
- Adjournment: Banks Electorate (16 Feb 2017)
“On 31 January I had the pleasure of visiting Cafe 41 at Penshurst for its annual fundraising morning with 3Bridges Community. Of course, 3Bridges is a very important organisation in my electorate, providing a whole range of services to kids, to the elderly, to people in the Chinese-Australian community and to many other groups. It was great to see 3Bridges and Cafe 41 coming together for this...”
- Statements by Members: St George Business Chamber (15 Feb 2017)
“I rise today to congratulate the St George Business Chamber on their great efforts in my local community. Previously, of course, we had the Hurstville Chamber of Commerce and the Kogarah Chamber of Commerce, but recently they have come together and, under the leadership of Allan Zreik, as the president of the St George Business Chamber, they are going from strength to strength. It is one of...”
- Questions without Notice: Energy Security (13 Feb 2017)
“My question is to the Prime Minister. Will the Prime Minister update the House on how the government's energy policies will keep power bills affordable and improve security for hardworking Australian families and businesses, including in my electorate of Banks?”
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- Has spoken in 61 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") 177 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)