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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: Community Organisations (2 Mar 2017)
“I want to take the opportunity this afternoon to highlight a number of community groups in my electorate who are doing good things in the Banks community and thank them for their contribution. Last year on 12 December, I attended Marist Catholic College Penshurst for its presentation day at the Hurstville Entertainment Centre. It was good to join the school community for a celebration liturgy...”
- Questions without Notice: Economy (2 Mar 2017)
“My question is to the Treasurer. Will the Treasurer update the House on yesterday's strong national accounts? Will the Treasurer outline how a strong economy supports a balanced budget and gives hardworking Australians the confidence to get ahead?”
- Statements by Members: Banks Electorate: WestConnex (2 Mar 2017)
“A big issue for many people in my electorate is congestion on the M5. Importantly, this is being addressed through the WestConnex project. In February this year, the King Georges Road Interchange upgrade at Beverly Hills was completed. That has marked a very important first step towards resolving one of the worst traffic pinch points in Sydney. The lengthening of the on- and off-ramps at...”
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- Has spoken in 54 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 17–18 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") 182 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)