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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

Motions: Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program (27 Feb 2020)

“Given the Prime Minister's statement to the parliament that there is about to be an announcement, through you, Mr Speaker, I would request that, given the opposition—myself and the shadow health minister—have at all times sought to be bipartisan on the coronavirus issue, decency requires there actually be a briefing to the opposition rather than the Prime Minister just standing up...”

Motions: Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program (27 Feb 2020)

“I seek leave to move the following motion: That the House: (1) notes: (a) Sport Australia has told the Parliament today that it provided a brief to Senator McKenzie on 3 April 2019 recommending 245 sports projects be approved; (b) Senator McKenzie wrote to the Prime Minister on 10 April, the day before he called the election, attaching a spreadsheet with projects she intended to approve by...”

Questions without Notice: Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program (27 Feb 2020)

“My question is again addressed to the Prime Minister. Why did the government approve a $50,000 grant to the Sans Souci Football Club in his own electorate, despite the fact the project had already been built, had already been officially opened and was ineligible for funding? Isn't the Prime Minister the master chef of cooking the books when it comes to the corrupt sports rorts scheme? Here's...”

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  • Has spoken in 137 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") 1675 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)