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Maxine McKew, former Representative

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Bennelong
  • Left House of Representatives on 21 August 2010
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Maxine McKew voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Has never voted on government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted moderately against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Constituency Statements: Bennelong Electorate: Disability Services (24 Jun 2010)

“I rise today to acknowledge a wonderful result for some extraordinary people in my electorate of Bennelong. After a long period of advocacy on my part, the Karonga School in Epping, which provides education for over 50 intellectually and physically disabled children, will be able to substantially rebuild its ageing and inadequate learning areas. In the recent New South Wales state budget...”

International Monetary Agreements Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010: Third Reading (22 Jun 2010)

“by leave—I move: That this bill be now read a third time. Question agreed to. Bill read a third time.”

International Monetary Agreements Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010: Second Reading (22 Jun 2010)

“I thank honourable members for their contribution to this debate on the International Monetary Agreements Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010. The purpose of this bill, as has been pointed out, is to amend the International Monetary Agreements Act 1947 to allow Australia to accept the changes to the IMF’s new arrangements to borrow, which was adopted by the IMF executive board on 12 April of...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 24 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.
  • 12 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 62 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)