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  • Former Liberal Party Representative for Gilmore
  • Left House of Representatives on 18 May 2019 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Ann Sudmalis voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted consistently against a carbon price. votes
  • 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 for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing or removing the Government debt limit. votes
  • Voted consistently against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted consistently for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted consistently for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted consistently against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted almost always for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted consistently for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted consistently against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
  • Voted consistently for tighter means testing of family payments . votes
  • Voted consistently for deregulating undergraduate university fees. votes
  • Voted consistently against removing children from immigration detention. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing indexation of HECS-HELP debts. votes
  • Voted consistently for charging postgraduate research students fees. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing transparency of big business by making information public. votes
  • Voted consistently against letting environmental groups challenge the legality of certain government decisions. votes
  • Voted consistently for Senate electoral reform. votes
  • Voted consistently 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 almost always against letting all MPs or Senators speak in Parliament (procedural). 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 consistently 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 consistently for turning back asylum boats when possible. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against 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 a combined Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing government support for the dairy industry. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (3 Apr 2019)

“Mr Speaker, I also seek to speak on indulgence. In the world of politics it's not always possible to express a farewell message. I'm pleased that I have such an opportunity. After 5½ years of serving my community, I want to say thank you for the unique experiences that have been part of this unusual life journey. Being any kind of leader in any aspect of social fabric is about...”

Constituency Statements: United Nations General Assembly: Interns (3 Apr 2019)

“I've been asked what I learnt while attending the United Nations General Assembly in New York. One aspect, in particular, was exceptional. DFAT sponsors eight interns during the United Nations General Assembly. The interns in 2018 were: Genevieve Feely; Bree Smeaton; Caitlin Clifford; Hayley Keen; Sahema Saberi; Alexander Bridges; Kate Renehan; and Amos Washington, the UN Youth...”

Statements by Members: Gilmore Electorate (2 Apr 2019)

“What a blast to have my last 90-seconder as an opportunity to say thank you to the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, and to the Treasurer and the economic review committee for the allocation of funding towards four special projects in Gilmore. These have been dear to my heart from the very first day in this place. There are $9 million over three years for a rehabilitation facility for our youth...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 5 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 208 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)