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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How George Christensen voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly against tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted moderately against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. 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 moderately against 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 for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. 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 live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly against carbon farming. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. 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 against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Adjournment: National Security (15 Sep 2016)

“It is time that we as a country had a straightforward conversation about national security. I accept that some people will go into apoplexy the minute anyone mentions one of their trigger words but they must form part of the conversation that we have to have around national security. So I suggest that anyone shackled to rabid political correctness and those who permanently search for reasons...”

Statements by Members: Queensland: Sugar Industry (15 Sep 2016)

“We are midway through the sugar harvest in North Queensland and cane farmers are now planting without a contract. This is a highly risky exercise, because without a supply agreement with the local mill they have no certainty of ever being able to sell what they produce. Farmers are forced into this precarious position because the Singaporean miller, Wilmar, is unable or unwilling to come to...”

Adjournment: Whitsunday Islands (15 Sep 2016)

“I am fortunate to have in my electorate what some would consider the finest tourist destination in the world—and that is, the Whitsundays. World-class attractions include the Great Barrier Reef and its prolific marine life; Conway National Park and its unique Australian wildlife; the 74 islands in the Whitsundays, some with resorts; and the beaches, including the spectacular white sand...”

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  • Has spoken in 42 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") 261 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)