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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Nick McKim voted on key issues since 2006:

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

Adjournment: Charlottesville: Attacks (15 Aug 2017)

“I want to speak about the appalling acts of violence by Nazis in Charlottesville in the US on the weekend and to speak about the death of Ms Heather Heyer, a brave 32-year-old who lost her life while protesting against hatred. She was run down by a car driven by a Nazi. Many other people were injured. What happened in Charlottesville on the weekend was an act of terrorism. This conclusion is...”

Questions without Notice: Immigration Detention (10 Aug 2017)

“I note that the minister did not reject the assertion that I made. Finally, through you, President, now that the transcript of the infamous phone call between Prime Minister Turnbull and Donald Trump has shown the US deal to be a complete sham that does not oblige the US to accept a single person—and that PM Turnbull was basically begging Donald Trump not to—will you evacuate the...”

Questions without Notice: Immigration Detention (10 Aug 2017)

“Minister, there's clear evidence that the chief medical officer, Dr Brayley, was personally told of Hamed Shamshiripour's deteriorating mental health condition over one year ago. Despite this, he was not brought to Australia for treatment. Will you at least say Hamed's name and will you apologise to his family for the treatment he suffered at Australia's hands?”

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  • Has spoken in 86 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — below average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 156 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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