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  • 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
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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 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

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Adjournment: COVID-19: Parliament (2 Sep 2021)

“I'm very hopeful that the issues with the member for Maribyrnong will be resolved. If you could perhaps indicate when they are, I will take my seat at precisely that point. I will also say at this point that I'm conscious that I, like most of us here, have been away for quite some time and I want to acknowledge two things really. Firstly, you, Mr Speaker, and the staff of the parliament, have...”

Statements by Members: Scullin Electorate: Infrastructure (1 Sep 2021)

“I rise to recognise the completion of the Hume Freeway interchange at O'Herns Road, which opened yesterday. This is something that I have been campaigning for since before I was elected to this place, and in December 2013 I tabled a petition of residents from Epping North and Wollert to fund connecting O'Herns Road with the freeway. This is a win for them. For years now, there's been a...”

Bills: Royal Commissions Amendment (Protection of Information) Bill 2021; Second Reading (30 Aug 2021)

“I rise to speak in support of the Royal Commissions Amendment (Protection of Information) Bill 2021 and to make it clear that Labor supports the amendments contained in this bill, which do serve a critically important service in the public interest and in the interests of the many Australians who deserve to be able to tell their stories on their terms, without concerns about reprisals or...”

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  • Has spoken in 70 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") 399 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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