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Petro Georgiou, former Representative

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  • Former Liberal Party Representative for Kooyong
  • Left House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 19 November 1994 — Byelection

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Petro Georgiou voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and 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 moderately against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly for 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 the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (2010 Budget Measures) Bill 2010: Second Reading (3 Jun 2010)

“I was in the chamber to hear Kim Beazley’s brilliant valedictory speech. One of the distinctive things he did was to thank people at the beginning rather than at the end of the speech. Expressions of gratitude are too often truncated by time constraints, so I will emulate Kim’s example. One of the nice things in my case about getting older is that the black list shrinks while the...”

Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2010-2011; Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2010-2011; Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2010-2011: Second Reading (26 May 2010)

“Did they keep their promise?”

Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2010: Second Reading (18 Mar 2010)

“This is an important bill, and I am very grateful to be able to be here today to listen in person to the very insightful contributions of the member for Isaacs and the member for Pearce. I think they have contributed a lot to the debate—a debate which will continue for a while. The need to establish an independent reviewer of Australia’s counterterrorism legislation has long been...”

More of Petro Georgiou's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments 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.
  • 6 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 37 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)