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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.
- Questions without Notice: Superannuation (26 Oct 2017)
“My question is to the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services. Will the minister update the House on action the government is taking to protect the retirement savings of hardworking Australians and improve transparency of the system? How does this compare with alternative approaches?”
- Matters of Public Importance: Economy (25 Oct 2017)
“The economy is strong and it is getting stronger and stronger every day, with some tremendously good economic figures in recent months. Over the past 12 months, 371,500 Australians got a job, the greatest incremental number of jobs since before the financial crisis, a fantastic rate of growth. And the overwhelming majority of those jobs were full-time. There have been 825,000 jobs created...”
- Constituency Statements: St George Basketball Association (24 Oct 2017)
“On 23 September, I attended the annual presentation evening of the St George Basketball Association, down at Club Central Hurstville, and as always it was a fantastic event, with lots of great players recognised. It was terrific to be able to present the Banks Outstanding Sporting Achievement Awards on the night, as I've done for a number of years now. I'd like to acknowledge the committee...”
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- Has spoken in 91 debates in the last year — well 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.
- 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") 244 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)