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  • National Party Representative for Riverina
  • Minister for Small Business (since 30 Aug 2016)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Michael McCormack voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly against tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very 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 moderately against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly 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 very strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very 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 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 very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly against carbon farming. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for 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 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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Questions without Notice: Economy (5 Dec 2017)

“and who supports jobs. I hear 'jobs' from the member from Kooyong. Three hundred thousand jobs were created—many of them in Bennelong—by business. What we need in Bennelong is a real ace. What we need is the Liberal candidate, John Alexander, because he will serve up tax cuts and he will serve up the instant asset write-off. That's who we need in Bennelong. Vote Liberal. Vote John...”

Questions without Notice: Economy (5 Dec 2017)

“Labor likes double-faulters. We are entering a wonderful season of tennis and cricket. Certainly when it comes to tennis, Labor is right behind double-faulters. It has got Senator Sam Dastyari. He's certainly a double-faulter—he's faulted a couple of times. He's still over there in the upper house. The member for Maribyrnong should show a bit of fortitude and tell Senator Dastyari he's...”

Questions without Notice: Economy (5 Dec 2017)

“I thank the member for Maranoa for his question. He's a hard worker. I'll tell you why he needs to be: his electorate is 731,297 square kilometres. It's a big electorate. If the member for Maranoa's electorate was a country, it would be the 39th-largest country in the world. It is three times the size of your home state of Victoria, Mr Speaker. It's a big electorate. It needs a big member to...”

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  • Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 5 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 669 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)