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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Chris Ketter voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted moderately for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against 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 voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against 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 increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted moderately against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against 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 a mixture of for and against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for uranium export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Matters of Public Importance: Economy (15 Aug 2017)

“It's quite clear that the Turnbull government has failed Australian families. When we look at the latest Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey we can see that there are growing levels of financial stress and inequality, and we are confronted with a government that either wants to pretend that the issue doesn't exist or, alternatively, comes up with ideologically-driven and...”

Bills: Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017; Second Reading (15 Aug 2017)

“I rise to make a contribution in respect of the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017. As previous Labor senators in this debate have indicated, whilst we are glad that the government has taken some tentative steps to address the issue, in the face of the egregious examples of abuse by certain franchise companies these steps are woefully inadequate. We have seen very...”

Matters of Urgency: Barwon-Darling Basin (9 Aug 2017)

“I inform the Senate that at 8:30 am today 12 proposals were received in accordance with Standing Order 75. The question of which proposal would be submitted to the Senate was determined by lot. As a result, I inform the Senate that the following letter has been received from Senator McCarthy. The need to establish an independent national judicial inquiry through the Council of Australian...”

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  • Has spoken in 52 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — below average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 117 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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