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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Nick McKim voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for 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 moderately 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
  • Voted very strongly for 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: Asylum Seekers (5 Dec 2017)

“I want to speak tonight about the terrible and heart-wrenching case of Arash Shirmohamadi. Arash is an Iranian refugee. He's currently held in Australia's offshore detention system on Nauru. Arash married his wife on Nauru. She became pregnant and was brought from Nauru to Australia for health reasons last year while she was still pregnant. Arash is in a terrible situation where he can't come...”

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

“I was just expounding on the way that the current immigration minister has abused the broad-ranging powers that this parliament has, sadly, seen fit to already give him. Now he's in here again, in a massive overreach, asking for yet more powers. One of the powers that he is asking for in this instrument that we are seeking to disallow is a power around responding to a healthcare debt. You've...”

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

“I move: That the Migration Legislation Amendment (2017 Measures No. 4) Regulations 2017, made under the Migration Act 1958 , be disallowed [F2017L01425]. This regulation which we are seeking to disallow would provide the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection with sweeping new powers on top of what the Australian Greens already consider to be a far too broad range of powers, which...”

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  • Has spoken in 114 debates in the last year — 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") 191 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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