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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Scullin
  • Shadow Minister for Cities and Urban Infrastructure (since 2 Jun 2019)
    Shadow Minister for Multicultural Affairs (since 2 Jun 2019)
    Shadow Minister Assisting for Immigration and Citizenship (since 2 Jun 2019)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Andrew Giles voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for 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 increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for 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 moderately for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Constituency Statements: Sikh Community, Diwali (24 Oct 2019)

“Like many members of parliament and senators, this week I joined in two very, very significant celebrations. It's also significant that these celebrations were held in this place, Australia's parliament. I refer of course to the 550th anniversary of the birth of the Guru Nanak and the celebration of the beginning of Diwali. I'm very proud to represent a large and vibrant Sikh community in my...”

Governor General's Speech: Address-in-Reply (16 Oct 2019)

“I'm pleased to make a contribution to this debate on the address-in-reply. I was here for much of the contribution of the member for Hughes, and let me say this: there is no more urgent task facing Australia's government than to take action on climate change. There is no more urgent change— Mr Craig Kelly interjecting— You can shout all you like. Mr Craig Kelly interjecting—...”

Governor General's Speech: Address-in-Reply (16 Oct 2019)

“They are utterly unworthy and destructive, not just of what happens in this place but of the future of all of us. In the Labor Party, we take very seriously the science— Mr Craig Kelly interjecting— the overwhelming scientific consensus, and no amount of shouting by you can get away from that. You make the same speeches over and over again.”

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  • Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 318 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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