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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How David Leyonhjelm voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 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
  • Has never voted on increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted moderately against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Committees: Select Committee on Red Tape; Report (15 Feb 2018)

“I present an interim report of the Senate Select Committee on Red Tape, Effect of red tape on pharmacy rules, together with the Hansard record of proceedings and documents presented to the committee. I move: That the Senate take note of the report I seek leave to continue my remarks later Leave granted; debate adjourned.”

Bills: Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2017 Measures No. 1) Bill 2017, Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Amendment Bill 2017; In Committee (15 Feb 2018)

“The problem with the TGA is it deals with therapeutic claims. There is no therapeutic claim in relation to cigarettes. An alternative to cigarettes, which is required to substantiate therapeutic claims, is an anomaly. Replacing smoking tobacco, for which there is no therapeutic claim, with something which is less harmful and allows people to quit smoking tobacco, in the face of demands for a...”

Bills: Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2017 Measures No. 1) Bill 2017, Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Amendment Bill 2017; In Committee (15 Feb 2018)

“by leave—I move amendments (1) and (2) on sheet 8358: (1) Clause 2, page 2 (at the end of the table), add: 10. Schedule 10 The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent. (2) Page 195 (after line 3), at the end of the Bill, insert: Schedule 10—E-cigarettes Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 1 After section 52E Insert: 52EAAA Certain tobacco products to be treated in the same way (1)...”

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  • Has spoken in 110 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 3 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 223 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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