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  • National Party Senator for NSW
  • Minister for Rural Health (since 21 Sep 2015)
    Deputy Leader of the Nationals in the Senate (since 18 Sep 2013)
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2005 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Fiona Nash voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted moderately against same sex marriage. votes
  • Has never voted on tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing or removing the debt limit. 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 strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Has never voted on stem cell research. votes
  • Voted moderately against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Has never voted on extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted moderately for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly against carbon farming. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly for 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 for increasing beef import standards. 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 moderately for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted moderately for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

Read about how the voting record is decided.

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Additional Answers: Health Care (1 Dec 2016)

“I rise to incorporate additional information in response to a question without notice from Senator Hinch on Tuesday, 29 November. Leave granted. The answer read as follows— ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IN RESPONSE TO QUESTION WITHOUT NOTICE FROM SENATOR HINCH TO MINISTER NASH (REPRESENTING THE HEALTH MINISTER) ON TUESDAY , 29 NOVEMBER: To date, the TGA has received 184 adverse event reports,...”

Questions without Notice: Rural and Regional Health Services (1 Dec 2016)

“As I have indicated, that is not a decision for the Commonwealth to make. What we were very focused on doing, and have been since, is working really closely with those services. As the Commonwealth, we are not going to tell those who run those services what to do. Particularly as minister at the time, I worked very closely with the Indigenous health sector and had—and still do have,...”

Questions without Notice: Rural and Regional Health Services (1 Dec 2016)

“As the minister responsible at the time, I immediately convened a roundtable of all of those across the sector to come together and discuss what was going to be the best way forward. I felt that the advice that I would get from those people directly involved in the sector was going to be the most useful in how we went forward. I wrote to all of the state and territory health ministers at the...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 3 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
  • 17 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Fiona Nash speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 550 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)