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  • Former Independent Senator for Queensland
  • Changed party from Palmer United Party on 12 Mar 2015
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2014 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 9 May 2016

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Glenn Lazarus voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted moderately against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against 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 against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted moderately against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for 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 very strongly for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Has never voted on uranium export. votes
  • Voted moderately 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

Committees: Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee, Report (4 May 2016)

“I present an interim report of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee on Commonwealth payments relating to asylum seeker boat turn-backs, together with the Hansard record of proceedings and documents presented to the committee. Ordered that the report be printed. I move: That the Senate take note of the report. I seek leave to continue my remarks. Leave granted; debate...”

Petitions: Coal Seam Gas (4 May 2016)

“by leave—I present two petitions, relating to the royal commission into coal seam gas, which are not in conformity with the standing orders as they are not in the correct form.”

Committees: Select Committee on Unconventional Gas Mining; Report (4 May 2016)

“What has this got to do with the committee and—”

More of Glenn Lazarus's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 77 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — below average amongst Senators.
  • 1 person is tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 89 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)