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  • Former Australian Labor Party Senator for NT
  • Became a Senator on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 9 May 2016 — retired

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Nova Peris voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Has never voted on same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted moderately for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately for 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 for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted moderately for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted moderately for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Has never voted on an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Has never voted on uranium export. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and 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: Select Committee on Unconventional Gas Mining; Report (4 May 2016)

“I also rise to speak on the tabling of the interim report from the inquiry into unconventional gas mining. This was an extremely important committee and report for the future of the Northern Territory and my constituents. It marks an important collection of research and testimony that will be essential for the way we approach the issue of unconventional gas mining going into the future. The...”

Questions without Notice: Indigenous Land Corporation (3 May 2016)

“Mr President, I ask a further supplementary question. I refer to the minister's public statement: What I did was ask the ILC Board to consider responding to factual inaccuracies in the statement from the former Chair contained in the annual report. If the minister did not intervene in the tabling of the ILC's annual report, why was it delivered six months' late and in breach of the Public...”

Questions without Notice: Indigenous Land Corporation (3 May 2016)

“Mr President, I ask a supplementary question. I refer to the minister's statement yesterday: We did not ask the board or the chair to amend anything. I also refer to a 2016 ILC board briefing paper which states that the minister's office advised, 'The minister will not agree to table the ILC annual report 2014-2015 in its current form.' Which statement is correct?”

More of Nova Peris's recent appearances

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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — below average amongst Senators.
  • 3 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 65 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)