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  • National Party Representative for New England
  • Former National Party Senator for Queensland
  • Entered the Senate on 1 July 2005 — Federal election
  • Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 8 August 2013 — Resigned
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Barnaby Joyce voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted strongly against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly against tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted moderately against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted moderately for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Has never voted on voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against stem cell research. votes
  • Voted moderately against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted moderately against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted strongly against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly against carbon farming. votes
  • Voted strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted moderately for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing beef import standards. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted moderately against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted strongly for uranium export. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Statements by Members: Native Vegetation Act 1991 (2 Sep 2020)

“When Mr Ian Armstrong was the Leader of the National Party at a state level, he said, with regard to SEPP 46 under the Native Vegetation Act 1991, that he would 'tear it up' the moment he got back into government. Why? Because it is merely socialism by another name. It is merely the divestment of a private asset from an individual to be vested in the state without payment. It's Gucci...”

Grievance Debate: Parliamentary Representation: Northern Territory (1 Sep 2020)

“Might I say what a pleasant night this is to give my first grievance debate speech in my time in politics, 15 years. So you are present for a moment in history. Today, with some of my colleagues on the other side, we have been successful in making sure that we maintain two seats in the Northern Territory. It was quite clear that National Party senators—being Senators Canavan, Bridget...”

Grievance Debate: Parliamentary Representation: Northern Territory (1 Sep 2020)

“Yes, 'A Daniel come to judgement.' I think that's what he was saying. An honourable member interjecting— That's right. It's really important. One of my grievances is that at times you have to actually go with what is logical and not with what your party says or demands. That's why God placed a head on your shoulders. It would be good to see that in other parties from time to time, to...”

More of Barnaby Joyce's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • Has spoken in 71 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 9 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 5 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 15–16 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") 397 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 697 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)