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  • Former National Party Representative for Mallee
  • Left House of Representatives on 18 May 2019 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Andrew Broad voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted consistently against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted consistently against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted consistently for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing or removing the Government debt limit. votes
  • Voted consistently against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted consistently for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted consistently for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted consistently against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted consistently for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted consistently for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted consistently against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
  • Voted consistently for tighter means testing of family payments . votes
  • Voted consistently for deregulating undergraduate university fees. votes
  • Voted consistently against removing children from immigration detention. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing indexation of HECS-HELP debts. votes
  • Voted consistently for charging postgraduate research students fees. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing transparency of big business by making information public. votes
  • Voted consistently against letting environmental groups challenge the legality of certain government decisions. votes
  • Voted consistently for Senate electoral reform. votes
  • Voted consistently against stopping tax avoidance or aggressive tax minimisation. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for legal aid. votes
  • Voted consistently for putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on a temporary basis as a trial. votes
  • Voted consistently for speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted almost always against suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted almost always against letting all MPs or Senators speak in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently for strengthening gun control laws. votes
  • Voted consistently against the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). votes
  • Voted consistently for a same-sex marriage plebiscite. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the initial tax rate for working holiday makers to 19%. votes
  • Voted consistently for an Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC). votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing scrutiny of unions. votes
  • Voted consistently for stopping people who arrive by boat from ever coming to Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently against doctor-initiated medical transfers for asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted consistently for getting rid of Sunday and public holiday penalty rates. votes
  • Voted consistently for reducing the corporate tax rate. votes
  • Voted consistently for the Coalition's new schools funding policy ("Gonski 2.0"). votes
  • Voted consistently against requiring every native title claimant to sign land use agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently against a Royal Commission into Violence and Abuse against People with Disability. votes
  • Voted consistently for drug testing welfare recipients. votes
  • Voted consistently for a citizenship test. votes
  • Voted consistently for privatising government services. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the Medicare Levy to pay for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. votes
  • Voted consistently for turning back asylum boats when possible. votes
  • Voted consistently for civil celebrants having the right to refuse to marry same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted consistently for greater control over items brought into immigration detention centres. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing eligibility requirements for Australian citizenship. votes
  • Voted consistently for making more water from Murray-Darling Basin available to use. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing penalties for breach of data. votes
  • Voted consistently for a combined Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing government support for the dairy industry. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (3 Apr 2019)

“Mr Deputy Speaker, on indulgence: today I have the privilege of giving my last speech in the House of Representatives. Some very good members who lose their seat at election time never get this chance. Thus is the nature of politics. I wish to speak a little about our nation, about the electorate I have represented and then about some personal matters. I have given 10 years of my life to the...”

Statements by Members: Fogel, Mr Jack, Intolerance (3 Apr 2019)

“Last Sunday, whilst seeking inspiration for my final week in the parliament, I visited the Jewish Holocaust Centre in Melbourne. There an elderly gentleman, short in stature and hard of hearing, offered to show me and others around. His name was Jack Fogel. While showing us around, Jack showed us the number on his arm: 140934, the number that was tattooed on his arm at 15 years of age in...”

Bills: Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment (Land Scheduling) Bill 2018; Second Reading (21 Feb 2019)

“Can I just thank the member for Solomon for painting the picture of this particular piece of land like a local member who has that knowledge. I myself, being a farmer, have—though not to the historic extent of our Indigenous brothers—that understanding of what land can mean and that sense of place. I just wanted to speak briefly on this bill and reflect a little bit from my...”

More of Andrew Broad's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 3 comments on this Representative's speeches — above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 10 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 232 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)