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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Gellibrand
  • Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
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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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Statements by Members: National Indigenous Youth Parliament: Aretha Stewart-Brown (25 May 2017)

“Today, on Public Education Day, I want to rise to congratulate an outstanding public school student from my electorate, Williamstown High School student and Gumbaynggirr woman, Aretha Stewart-Brown, who today was elected as the first female Prime Minister of the National Indigenous Youth Parliament, an initiative of the YMCA and the Australian Electoral Commission. As the first female leader...”

Bills: Australian Education Amendment Bill 2017; Second Reading (25 May 2017)

“Education is our second largest export industry. Our second largest—”

Bills: Australian Education Amendment Bill 2017; Second Reading (25 May 2017)

“for not just high school but university.”

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  • Has spoken in 51 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") 210 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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