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Barry Wakelin, former Representative

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  • Former Liberal Party Representative for Grey
  • Left House of Representatives on 17 October 2007 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 13 March 1993 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Barry Wakelin voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against stem cell research. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Committees: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Committee; Report (17 Sep 2007)

“Mr Deputy Speaker, I seek leave to make some further remarks without closing the debate. Leave granted. It has been a pleasure to be part of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs over a couple of parliaments now and to be its chairman. The report Indigenous Australians at work: successful initiatives in Indigenous employment...”

Questions without Notice: Iraq (12 Sep 2007)

“My question is to the Minister for Defence. Can the minister update the House about the role of Australian combat troops as part of the coalition to bring stability to Iraq? Is the minister aware of any alternative approaches?”

Tax Laws Amendment (2007 Measures No. 5) Bill 2007: Second Reading (12 Sep 2007)

“I am somewhat dismayed at the previous speaker’s comments about the lack of enterprise capital. The government’s record over the last 11½ years is this remarkable economy which is comparable with anything in the world. The Tax Laws Amendment (2007 Measures No. 5) Bill 2007 contains 12 measures that, as has been well discussed in the House, change the tax laws regarding the...”

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