This data was produced by OpenAustralia from a variety of sources.

RSS feed Andrew Giles MP

Photo of Andrew Giles
  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Scullin
  • Shadow Minister for Disaster and Emergency Management (House) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    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
  • Email me whenever Andrew Giles speaks (no more than once per day)

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 more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted moderately 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

Read about how the voting record is decided.

More on their full record

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2020-2021, Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2020-2021; Second Reading (25 Mar 2021)

“What a privilege it was to be here for the contribution of my friend the member for Macarthur, who brought to bear his life experience, passion and understanding in his consideration of these measures and the context in which they are situated. In my remarks on these two bills, Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2020-2021 and Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2020-2021, I want to set them out in their...”

Committees: Joint Standing Committee on Migration; Report (23 Mar 2021)

“I'm very pleased to have the opportunity to make a few brief comments on this interim report of the Joint Standing Committee on Migration. My comments will highlight why it's significant that this is an interim report, because, frankly, the government members of this committee need to do better. I just want to take a bit of time to explain why this is so and why it matters so much to all of...”

Statements by Members: Amnesty International (22 Mar 2021)

“A world of closed borders means different things to different people. For some, it's meant safety, but, for the most vulnerable, it has meant being unable to get to safety. Amnesty International's communities behind refugee sponsorship report contains some very important reflections on this challenge for all of us. It's a report that warrants very serious consideration by this government....”

More of Andrew Giles's recent appearances

Numbers

Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, Representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. (More about this)

  • Has spoken in 66 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 3 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Andrew Giles speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 380 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

Register of Interests (What's this?)

Scan of Andrew Giles's entry is not yet available