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  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Lalor
  • Left House of Representatives on 5 August 2013 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 3 October 1998 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Julia Gillard voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted a mixture of for and against same sex marriage. votes
  • Has never voted on tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Has never voted on recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted moderately against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for stem cell research. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted very strongly against live animal exports. votes
  • Has never voted on carbon farming. votes
  • Has never voted on decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Has never voted on re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Has never voted on the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes

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More on their full record

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Motions: Labor Party Leadership (26 Jun 2013)

“I ask that further questions be placed on the Notice Paper.”

Questions without Notice: Labor Party Leadership (26 Jun 2013)

“It is a pity that the Leader of the Opposition did not listen to some of the answers earlier in question time, because I can assure him and the Australian people that as Prime Minister I am getting on with the job. That is what the government is doing. That is why I can come into this parliament today and say that through this parliament we have legislated to improve school funding, to invest...”

Questions without Notice: Asylum Seekers (26 Jun 2013)

“I thank the Deputy Leader of the Opposition for her question because it enables me to explain some of the approach that the government takes here. There are various stages of assessment of asylum seeker claims, and when people present and raise no reasonable prospect that they have a protection claim when it is clear that they are seeking, to use the terminology, to be economic...”

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  • Has spoken in 149 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 15 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 327 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1799 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)