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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Tim Watts voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
- Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
- Voted strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
- Voted very strongly against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
- Has never voted on 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 for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the age pension. votes
- Voted very strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. 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 against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Matters of Public Importance: Workplace Relations (21 Jun 2017)
“Earlier this week we saw something extraordinary—a recognition, at the highest levels of economic policymaking, of a truth that is currently being felt in households across Australia. Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe told the Crawford Australian Leadership summit that the lack of real wage growth in the Australian economy was 'a crisis'. And he is right. Australia has now experienced...”
- Private Members' Business: ThinkUKnow Program (21 Jun 2017)
“I thank the member for moving this motion. Protecting ourselves in the digital age is a challenge that most Australians, young and old, are still coming to grips with. SoThinkUKnow, a free program of cybersafety presentations for parents, carers, teachers and students, is a valuable resource. It is pleasing to see that the initiative was a partnership of the AFP, the Commonwealth Bank,...”
- Constituency Statements: Willy Lit Fest (19 Jun 2017)
“I was pleased on the weekend to be able to attend one of the fabulous festivals in Melbourne's west, the annual Williamstown literature festival—the Willy Lit Fest. Judging by the audience reaction the festival winner was Andy Griffiths, the author of the treehouse storey series, who is a local literary icon in Melbourne's west. He was mobbed by young children in Melbourne's west...”
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- Has spoken in 64 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 2 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 220 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)