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  • Liberal Party Representative for Curtin
  • Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party (since 18 Sep 2013)
    Minister for Foreign Affairs (since 18 Sep 2013)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 3 October 1998 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Ms Julie Bishop voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly against tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted 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 strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted moderately against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and 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 a mixture of for and against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted moderately against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted 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 stem cell research. votes
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very 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 moderately against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Has never voted on carbon farming. votes
  • Voted strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted strongly for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Has never voted on an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Has never voted on 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 for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted moderately 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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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Qualifications of Members (16 Aug 2017)

“Oh, really! This is a question from a member of parliament who called Ariel Sharon a war criminal, and called the state of Israel a rogue state. She has no credibility whatsoever because she thinks Africa is a country. Not once, not twice, but three times she called Africa a country. What is the capital of Africa, again? The fact is: the New Zealand Labour leader has now distanced herself...”

Questions without Notice: Qualifications of Members (16 Aug 2017)

“I know how sensitive the member for Sydney is about being reminded of her faux pas in foreign affairs when she was the shadow minister. It was so embarrassing, she clearly had to be moved on. But the fact is that the New Zealand Labour Party leader has said that the incident in the New Zealand parliament—indeed, where the Australian Labor Party put them up to it—was wrong, it was...”

Questions without Notice: Deputy Prime Minister (16 Aug 2017)

“My understanding of the time line, as backed up by the foreign minister of New Zealand, is that it was the questions put on notice and raised in the New Zealand Parliament that sparked the New Zealand government to act—because the questions from the Fairfax media in fact do not give rise to an obligation on the part of the New Zealand government to answer. But as Senator Wong well knew,...”

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  • Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 11 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 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") 625 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)