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  • Liberal Party Representative for Canning
  • Assistant Minister for Defence (since 22 Dec 2020)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 19 September 2015 — Byelection
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Andrew Hastie voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted consistently against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted consistently against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted consistently against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted consistently for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted consistently against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted consistently for tighter means testing of family payments . votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently against treating government action on climate change as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing transparency of big business by making information public. votes
  • Voted consistently against creating a federal Anti-Corruption Commission. votes
  • Voted consistently for Senate electoral reform. votes
  • Voted consistently against a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Voted almost always against stopping tax avoidance or aggressive tax minimisation. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for legal aid. votes
  • Voted consistently for putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on a temporary basis as a trial. votes
  • Voted almost always for speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally against suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally against letting all MPs or Senators speak in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing housing affordability. votes
  • Voted consistently for strengthening gun control laws. votes
  • Voted consistently against the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). votes
  • Voted consistently for a same-sex marriage plebiscite. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the initial tax rate for working holiday makers to 19%. votes
  • Voted consistently for an Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC). votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing scrutiny of unions. votes
  • Voted consistently for stopping people who arrive by boat from ever coming to Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently against doctor-initiated medical transfers for asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted consistently for getting rid of Sunday and public holiday penalty rates. votes
  • Voted consistently for reducing the corporate tax rate. votes
  • Voted consistently for the Coalition's new schools funding policy ("Gonski 2.0"). votes
  • Voted consistently against requiring every native title claimant to sign land use agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently against a Royal Commission into Violence and Abuse against People with Disability. votes
  • Voted generally for drug testing welfare recipients. votes
  • Voted consistently for a citizenship test. votes
  • Voted consistently for privatising government services. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the Medicare Levy to pay for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Voted consistently for civil celebrants having the right to refuse to marry same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted consistently for greater control over items brought into immigration detention centres. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing eligibility requirements for Australian citizenship. votes
  • Voted consistently for making more water from Murray-Darling Basin available to use. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing penalties for breach of data. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing political transparency. votes
  • Voted almost always for a combined Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently for political interference in research funding. votes
  • Voted consistently against protecting Australian sovereignty in trade agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently against 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 against making the cashless debit card program voluntary. votes
  • Voted consistently against 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
  • Has never voted on parliament continuing to meet during the COVID-19 pandemic. votes
  • Has never voted on banning mobiles and other devices in immigration detention. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing state and territory environmental approval powers. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing the cost of humanities degrees. votes
  • Voted consistently against extending Jobkeeper Payment. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing support for the Australian film and TV industry. votes
  • Voted consistently against building dedicated quarantine facilities (COVID-19). votes
  • Voted consistently against treating the COVID vaccine rollout as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing workplace protections for women. votes
  • Voted consistently for putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on an ongoing basis. votes

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Bills: Transport Security Amendment (Serious Crime) Bill 2020; Consideration of Senate Message (16 Jun 2021)

“I move: That the amendment be agreed to. Question agreed to.”

Bills: Biosecurity Amendment (Strengthening Penalties) Bill 2021; Third Reading (16 Jun 2021)

“by leave—I move: That this bill be now read a third time. Question agreed to. Bill read a third time.”

Bills: Biosecurity Amendment (Strengthening Penalties) Bill 2021; Second Reading (16 Jun 2021)

“I rise to conclude debate on the Biosecurity Amendment (Strengthening Penalties) Bill 2021. This bill will amend the Biosecurity Act 2015 to provide stronger civil and criminal penalties for those who expose Australia to biosecurity risks through noncompliance with the act. The bill will increase the maximum financial penalties that apply to a number of civil and criminal penalty provisions...”

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  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 5 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 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") 179 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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