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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Grayndler
  • Leader of the Opposition (since 2 Jun 2019)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 2 March 1996 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Anthony Albanese voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted moderately for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for 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 moderately 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 a mixture of for and 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 strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for stem cell research. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 moderately for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted very strongly against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. 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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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Matters of Public Importance: Morrison Government (1 Aug 2019)

“Those opposite have engaged in dehumanising people in our care for political gain. We on this side of the House appeal to hope. Those on that side of the House rely upon fear. We want to shape the future in the interests of all Australians. Those opposite are frightened of the present and terrified of the future. Nowhere is that better characterised than in the National Broadband Network: we...”

Matters of Public Importance: Morrison Government (1 Aug 2019)

“Just a few weeks ago we all stood in this House and debated the passing of Bob Hawke, a great Australian who stood for all Australians. Bob Hawke's prime ministership was characterised by an understanding that together we are stronger. He looked for common ground. Nothing could stand in more contrast with that than what we've seen from this government in its three-week self-indulgent vanity...”

Motions: Clerk of the House of Representatives (1 Aug 2019)

“I join with the Prime Minister in supporting this resolution acknowledging David Elder's quite extraordinary contribution as a public servant. The key is that second word—servant. It is an honourable profession and we, in Labor, honour you as one of the best. You've spent 41 years in the service of the Commonwealth, 38 of which were in the Department of the House of Representatives....”

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  • Has spoken in 85 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 4 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") 1630 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)