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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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Bills: Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Bill 2020, Guarantee of Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020, Australian Business Growth Fund (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020, Assistance for Severely Affected Regions (Special Appropriation) (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020, Structured Finance Support (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020, Appropriation (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill (No. 1) 2019-2020, Appropriation (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill (No. 2) 2019-2020, Boosting Cash Flow for Employers (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020; Second Reading (23 Mar 2020)

“All Australians are facing the consequences of COVID-19. This is a health emergency, and it is so much more than a health emergency. Its consequences are vast, and so too are the responsibilities of all of us in this place. As with all of us who have the opportunity to contribute to this debate, the weight of that responsibility weighs very heavily on my shoulders. In making a very brief...”

Matters of Public Importance: Multiculturalism (5 Mar 2020)

“'All of us know how to hate, but not all of us know what it's like to be hated.' With these words the former Race Discrimination Commissioner, Tim Soutphommasane, opens his book On hate. This is a call for empathy, and it's also an urgent call to action, because more and more Australians are being subjected to the hate that is racism. We, in particular those of us who have the privilege to...”

Statements by Members: Assistant Minister for Customs, Community Safety and Multicultural Affairs (5 Mar 2020)

“Racism is on the rise in Australia at the moment. It is having a particular effect on Chinese Australians and, indeed, the wider Asian Australian community in the context of the coronavirus. Now is the time for solidarity. Now is the time for reaching out and helping out, particularly from those on the side opposite who have the opportunity to make a difference. But the member for La Trobe,...”

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  • Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 334 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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