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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Andrew Wilkie voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted moderately against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly for 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 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 very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. 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 increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Questions without Notice: Animal Welfare (24 Oct 2019)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. Prime Minister, the sickening revelations on the ABC last week exposed the vile treatment of horses in New South Wales and Queensland. If it's happening in those two states it's a safe bet it's happening elsewhere, including in Tasmania. Prime Minister, systemic animal cruelty is rampant in Australia—in horse racing, greyhound racing, live exports,...”

Bills: Currency (Restrictions on the Use of Cash) Bill 2019; Second Reading (24 Oct 2019)

“I'll start by acknowledging that I've been approached by quite a lot of people in the community—not just constituents but people from right around Australia—who have expressed a broad range of concerns with the Currency (Restrictions on the Use of Cash) Bill 2019, so much so that I won't be supporting it. The sorts of concerns that have been raised by constituents include...”

Bills: Customs Amendment (Growing Australian Export Opportunities Across the Asia-Pacific) Bill 2019, Customs Tariff Amendment (Growing Australian Export Opportunities Across the Asia-Pacific) Bill 2019; Consideration in Detail (21 Oct 2019)

“Can I take this opportunity to back the member for Kennedy on a couple of really important points he made. One was this practice with foreign workers who appear to be being paid Australian wages but are not. I have heard stories in Hobart from a number of sources that this is exactly what happens. A foreign worker on some sort of temporary work visa will get the Australian wage, but when he...”

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  • Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Representative's speeches — 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") 265 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)