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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 consistently for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted consistently for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted consistently against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing or removing the Government debt limit. votes
  • Voted consistently for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted consistently against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted consistently against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted consistently for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted almost always for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted consistently for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted almost always against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted consistently against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted consistently for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted consistently against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
  • Voted consistently against tighter means testing of family payments . votes
  • Voted consistently against deregulating undergraduate university fees. votes
  • Voted consistently for removing children from immigration detention. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing indexation of HECS-HELP debts. votes
  • Voted consistently against charging postgraduate research students fees. votes
  • Has never voted on treating government action on climate change as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing transparency of big business by making information public. votes
  • Voted consistently for letting environmental groups challenge the legality of certain government decisions. votes
  • Voted consistently for creating a federal Anti-Corruption Commission. votes
  • Voted consistently against Senate electoral reform. votes
  • Voted consistently for a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for stopping tax avoidance or aggressive tax minimisation. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for legal aid. votes
  • Voted consistently against putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on a temporary basis as a trial. votes
  • Voted almost always against speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally for suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally for letting all MPs or Senators speak in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing housing affordability. votes
  • Voted consistently against strengthening gun control laws. votes
  • Voted generally for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). votes
  • Voted consistently against a same-sex marriage plebiscite. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the initial tax rate for working holiday makers to 19%. votes
  • Voted consistently against an Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC). votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing scrutiny of unions. votes
  • Voted consistently against stopping people who arrive by boat from ever coming to Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently for doctor-initiated medical transfers for asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted consistently against getting rid of Sunday and public holiday penalty rates. votes
  • Voted consistently against reducing the corporate tax rate. votes
  • Voted consistently against the Coalition's new schools funding policy ("Gonski 2.0"). votes
  • Voted consistently for requiring every native title claimant to sign land use agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently for a Royal Commission into Violence and Abuse against People with Disability. votes
  • Voted consistently against drug testing welfare recipients. votes
  • Voted consistently against a citizenship test. votes
  • Voted consistently against privatising government services. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the Medicare Levy to pay for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. votes
  • Voted almost always for government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Voted consistently against turning back asylum boats when possible. votes
  • Voted consistently against civil celebrants having the right to refuse to marry same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted consistently against greater control over items brought into immigration detention centres. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing eligibility requirements for Australian citizenship. votes
  • Voted consistently against making more water from Murray-Darling Basin available to use. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing penalties for breach of data. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing political transparency. votes
  • Voted consistently against a combined Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against political interference in research funding. votes
  • Voted almost always for protecting Australian sovereignty in trade agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing government support for the dairy industry. votes
  • Has never voted on community right to say no to nuclear waste disposal sites. votes
  • Voted consistently for Temporary Exclusion Orders. votes
  • Voted consistently for making the cashless debit card program voluntary. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for vocational education. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing access to the JobKeeper Payment. votes
  • Has never voted on assisting the Arts sector through the coronavirus pandemic. votes
  • Voted consistently for parliament continuing to meet during the COVID-19 pandemic. votes
  • Voted consistently against banning mobiles and other devices in immigration detention. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing state and territory environmental approval powers. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing the cost of humanities degrees. votes
  • Voted consistently for extending Jobkeeper Payment. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing support for the Australian film and TV industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for building dedicated quarantine facilities (COVID-19). votes
  • Voted consistently for treating the COVID vaccine rollout as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing workplace protections for women. votes
  • Voted consistently against putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on an ongoing basis. votes

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Matters of Public Importance: Morrison Government (25 Nov 2021)

“Mr Deputy Speaker, a point of order: he knows much better—that is outrageous!”

Statements by Members: Macintyre, Prof. Stuart (25 Nov 2021)

“I rise to mourn the passing of Professor Stuart Macintyre on 22 November and to recognise his contribution to the discipline of history and to this country. I was privileged to have him mark my honours thesis, and I know firsthand how his passion for teaching transformed lives. Professor Macintyre had a distinguished academic career: twice dean of arts at the University of Melbourne and the...”

Bills: Electoral Legislation Amendment (Voter Integrity) Bill 2021; Second Reading (24 Nov 2021)

“Thank you, Mr Speaker. I, too, take this opportunity to congratulate you on your elevation and wish you well in your high office.”

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  • Has spoken in 65 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") 405 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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