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  • National Party Representative for New England
  • Former National Party Senator for Queensland
  • Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education in the House (since 8 Oct 2021)
    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development (since 22 Jun 2021)
    Leader of the Nationals (since 22 Jun 2021)
  • 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 almost always against same-sex marriage equality. votes
  • Voted consistently against tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted almost always against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted consistently for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted almost always against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted generally against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted almost always for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted generally for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Has never voted on voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing or removing the Government debt limit. votes
  • Voted almost always against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted generally for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted almost always against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted consistently against stem cell research. votes
  • Voted generally against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted generally against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted almost always against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted consistently for live animal export. votes
  • Voted consistently against carbon farming. votes
  • Voted almost always for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted consistently against re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted generally for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted consistently for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing beef import standards. votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted generally against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted almost always for uranium export. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing access under Freedom of Information law. votes
  • Voted consistently against an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against offshore processing for people seeking asylum in Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted consistently against requiring a warrant to access citizens’ telecommunications records. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against 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 a mixture of for and against increasing accessibility of government data and documents. votes
  • Voted generally against removing children from immigration detention. votes
  • Voted consistently for funding the national school chaplaincy program. votes
  • Has never voted on protecting whales within Australian waters. 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 a mixture of for and against decreasing the gender pay gap. votes
  • Has never voted on greater public scrutiny of the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations. votes
  • Has never voted on requiring Parliamentary approval of military deployments. votes
  • Voted almost always against treating government action on climate change as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted almost always 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 against revoking citizenship of dual nationals involved with terrorism offences by the minister. votes
  • Voted consistently against restricting donations to political parties. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against creating a federal Anti-Corruption Commission. votes
  • Has never voted on withdrawing troops from Afghanistan. votes
  • Voted consistently against using natural resource wealth for the benefit of all Australians. votes
  • Voted consistently for Senate electoral reform. votes
  • Voted almost always against protecting whistleblowers. votes
  • Voted almost always against a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently against stopping tax avoidance or aggressive tax minimisation. votes
  • Voted consistently against ending illegal logging. votes
  • Voted generally against protecting threatened forest and bushland habitats. votes
  • Has never voted on a review of parliamentary entitlements. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing parliamentary entitlements for current MPs and Senators. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing the foreign aid budget to 0.7% of Gross National Income. votes
  • Has never voted on removing parallel import restrictions for books. votes
  • Voted generally against local community consultation on infrastructure projects. votes
  • Voted almost always against maintaining or increasing CSIRO funding. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for legal aid. votes
  • Voted almost always for putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on a temporary basis as a trial. votes
  • Voted consistently for a publicly accessible foreign ownership register for agricultural land. votes
  • Voted generally for speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally against suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally against letting all MPs or Senators speak in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently against high speed rail on the east coast. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing housing affordability. votes
  • Voted almost always against ending immigration detention on Nauru. votes
  • Has never voted on putting a time limit on immigration detention. votes
  • Has never voted on ending immigration detention on Manus Island. votes
  • Voted generally against protecting the Great Barrier Reef. votes
  • Voted consistently against public transport. votes
  • Voted generally for strengthening gun control laws. votes
  • Voted consistently against the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). votes
  • Has never voted on protecting citizens' privacy. 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 generally for increasing scrutiny of unions. votes
  • Voted consistently for stopping people who arrive by boat from ever coming to Australia. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing investment in the coal industry. votes
  • Has never voted on banning all investment in cluster munitions. 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 against closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. votes
  • Voted consistently for drug testing welfare recipients. votes
  • Voted generally against equal treatment for all couples. 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 almost always against increasing federal government support for childcare. votes
  • Voted generally against government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Voted consistently for turning back asylum boats when possible. votes
  • Voted consistently for civil celebrants having the right to refuse to marry same-sex couples. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing the Newstart Allowance rate. 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
  • Voted consistently against promoting multiculturalism. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing political transparency. votes
  • Voted consistently for a combined Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently for political interference in research funding. votes
  • Voted consistently against protecting Australian sovereignty in trade agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing government support for the dairy industry. votes
  • Has never voted on community right to say no to nuclear waste disposal sites. votes
  • Voted almost always for Australia's timber industry. votes
  • Voted consistently against for increasing the Youth Allowance rate. votes
  • Has never voted on Temporary Exclusion Orders. votes
  • Voted consistently against making the cashless debit card program voluntary. votes
  • Has never voted on investing in climate science. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for vocational education. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing access to the JobKeeper Payment. votes
  • Has never voted on assisting the Arts sector through the coronavirus pandemic. votes
  • Voted consistently against parliament continuing to meet during the COVID-19 pandemic. votes
  • Voted consistently for banning mobiles and other devices in immigration detention. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing state and territory environmental approval powers. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing the cost of humanities degrees. votes
  • Voted consistently against extending Jobkeeper Payment. votes
  • Voted almost always against implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing support for the Australian film and TV industry. votes
  • Voted consistently against building dedicated quarantine facilities (COVID-19). votes
  • Voted consistently against treating the COVID vaccine rollout as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing workplace protections for women. votes
  • Voted consistently for putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on an ongoing basis. votes

Read about how the voting record is decided.

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Mitochondrial Donation Law Reform (Maeve's Law) Bill 2021; Second Reading (30 Nov 2021)

“Thank you very much, Mr Deputy Speaker, for this opportunity to speak on something which I know is heartfelt and I know comes with many contentions. And I know that, most likely, I am on the losing side of the debate, but nonetheless the purpose of this chamber is for an examination and to announce a position and to give some cogent reason as to why you hold it. Mitochondrial disease and the...”

Questions without Notice: Economy (30 Nov 2021)

“and to move away from fossil fuels, but they never tell us what they're going to replace them with. The member for Grayndler went up to Moranbah. He wouldn't even take a media contingent with him, saying that a Facebook post was as far as he was going to go. He may have been in Mooloolaba, not Moranbah; who would've known? He was never seen near a coal mine, and he was never seen with...”

Questions without Notice: Economy (30 Nov 2021)

“I thank the honourable member for his question. I might bring some attention to some of the derisive sneers that have happened across the chamber at a person who has been a very accomplished businessperson, who has stood behind the great city of Gladstone. There's a derisive sneer towards the member for Flynn. There is a derisive sneer towards the people of the great city of Gladstone and the...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 79 debates in the last year — above 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") 495 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?)

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