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  • Australian Labor Party Senator for Victoria
  • Shadow Minister for Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Industry (since 18 Oct 2013)
    Shadow Minister Assisting the Leader for Science (since 18 Oct 2013)
  • Became a Senator on 28 April 1993
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Kim Carr voted on key issues since 2006:

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

Regulations and Determinations: Migration Legislation Amendment (2017 Measures No. 4) Regulations 2017; Disallowance (5 Dec 2017)

“Labor will be supporting this disallowance motion. I repeat that we are willing to work with the government to strengthen Australia's visa program if there are gaps, but any measures that are advanced must be appropriate, must be proportionate and must uphold the criminal justice system. This regulation, however, is disproportionate and is a denial of natural justice. It raises the prospect...”

Motions: Taxation, Automotive Industry (5 Dec 2017)

“I seek leave to make a short statement.”

Motions: Taxation, Automotive Industry (5 Dec 2017)

“Senator Bernardi's motion relies on two false assumptions—firstly, that there is no longer an automotive manufacturing industry in Australia and, secondly, that the luxury car tax is a protectionist measure. Unfortunately, Senator Bernardi has not been paying attention. There are still tens of thousands of Australians employed in the automotive industry. While this number will reduce,...”

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  • Has spoken in 68 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 3 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
  • 26 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Kim Carr speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 999 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)