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Belinda Neal, former Representative, former Senator

Photo of Belinda Neal
  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Robertson
  • Former Australian Labor Party Senator for NSW
  • Entered the Senate on 8 March 1994 — unknown
  • Previously Representative for Robertson until 21 August 2010 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 3 September 1998 — Resigned

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Belinda Neal voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted moderately against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing consumer protections. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Amendment Bill 2010: Second Reading (23 Jun 2010)

“I rise to speak on the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Amendment Bill 2010. At a moment like this it is important that we examine the bill and ensure it is compliant with the grand policy position that the Labor Party has always pursued, which is to guarantee the retirement incomes of working-class people. This bill amends section 67 of the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act for...”

Committees: Communications Committee; Report (21 Jun 2010)

“I move: That the House take note of the report.”

Committees: Communications Committee; Report: Referral to Main Committee (21 Jun 2010)

“I move: That the order of the day be referred to the Main Committee for debate. Question agreed to.”

More of Belinda Neal's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 18 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 64 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)