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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: New England Electorate: Saleyards (10 Nov 2020)

“It's great to see some more money for saleyards in New England. We've got some great announcements for Guyra saleyards, which 300,000 sheep go through a year. I know Michael Jackson, who is a great agent in that part of the world, will be very excited about the money we are getting for Guyra saleyards as we upgrade that facility and get more money to the people and back onto the streets of...”

Statements by Members: Travel Agents (9 Nov 2020)

“The other day, I was in Armidale and a lady chased me down the street. She was a travel agent, and travel agents are getting absolutely smashed during this pandemic. We must be able to do something further to help them. Travel agents are a unique case. It's not that they're not busy; they're flat out. They're flat out dealing with cancellations. They're flat out trying to deal with the...”

Statements by Members: Dams (28 Oct 2020)

“We've been blessed lately with substantial rain in our area. This has led to catchments being able to start to fill dams, which, during the drought, had been critically low. Chaffey Dam, was one of the ones that we first went to work on—when I say 'we', I mean the coalition when the coalition took the seat of New England. We took it from 60,000 megs to 100,000 megs. That didn't happen...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 49 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") 408 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?)