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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 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 moderately for 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 moderately 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 moderately for 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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Bills: VET Student Loans Bill 2016; Consideration of Senate Message (1 Dec 2016)

“I move: That all words after "That" be omitted with a view to substituting the following words: "the House calls on the government to recommend an appropriation from the Governor-General consistent with the request from the Senate." Last night, the Senate made perfectly clear that they agree with Labor that it is time to stand up and protect our TAFE system. Today, the government has the...”

Questions without Notice: Day, Mr Bob, AO (10 Nov 2016)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. The Minister representing the Minister for Education and Training has repeatedly claimed that the $1.84 million grant to a college linked to Bob Day went through the normal processes. Can the Prime Minister provide any other example where a college was awarded an amount Mr Fletcher interjecting — which exceeded their entire annual revenue?”

Questions without Notice: Day, Mr Bob, AO (10 Nov 2016)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. The Minister representing the Minister for Education and Training has repeatedly claimed that the $1.84 million grant to a college linked to Bob Day went through the normal processes. Can the Prime Minister provide any other example where a college was awarded an amount which exceeded their entire annual revenue; and will the Prime Minister now admit that...”

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 287 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)