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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Adelaide
  • Shadow Minister for Early Childhood (since 18 Oct 2013)
    Shadow Minister for Education (since 18 Oct 2013)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 9 October 2004 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Kate Ellis voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted moderately against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted moderately for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted moderately against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against 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 a mixture of for and against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against stem cell research. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very 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
  • Voted very strongly for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted strongly against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Education Funding (3 Feb 2016)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. Why did the Liberal Party promise to match school funding dollar for dollar before the election but after the election announce a cut which is the equivalent of $3.2 million for every school in Australia or the equivalent of sacking one in seven teachers? Isn't this just another example of the Prime Minister saying one thing and then doing another? Ms...”

Matters of Public Importance: Education Funding (2 Feb 2016)

“I rise to debate the issue of the importance of properly investing in education for Australia's future at a time when we know that in the past week about 3.7 million students have flooded back to classrooms all across the country. In every single one of the electorates that we are privileged enough to represent in this place—and I can guarantee that every member of this parliament would...”

Questions without Notice: Education Funding (2 Feb 2016)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. At the last election voters saw coalition signs at polling booths that read: 'The Liberals will match Labor's school funding dollar for dollar.' So will the Prime Minister live up to this promise and restore the $30 billion in school funding that he has already cut and match Labor's investment, for the 'Your Child. Our Future' schools plan, dollar for dollar?”

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 59 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Kate Ellis speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 273 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)