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RSS feed Jacqui Lambie, former Senator

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  • Former Independent Senator for Tasmania
  • Changed party from Palmer United Party on 23 Nov 2014
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2014 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 14 November 2017 — Resigned

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Jacqui Lambie voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Has never voted on same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted moderately against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted moderately for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted moderately for 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 moderately for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 moderately against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against 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
  • Voted very strongly for 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

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory; Qualifications of Senators (14 Nov 2017)

“Oh yes!”

Adjournment: Billson, Mr Bruce, Tasmania: Law Enforcement (17 Oct 2017)

“You'd think it would be a simple statement of truth that if you're paid to lobby you're a lobbyist. But for some reason we have laws in this country that say night is day, black is white, east is west and people whose job it is to lobby aren't lobbyists. We have laws that say that you're only a lobbyist if you're a third party lobbyist. If Google hires your firm, you're a lobbyist; if Google...”

Motions: Higher Education (14 Sep 2017)

“I seek leave to make a short statement.”

More of Jacqui Lambie's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 68 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 11 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 228 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)