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  • Katter's Australian Party Representative for Kennedy
  • Changed party from Independent on 27 Sep 2011
  • Entered House of Representatives on 13 March 1993 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Bob Katter voted on key issues since 2006:

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

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Questions without Notice: Banking and Financial Services (27 Jun 2018)

“Treasurer, in Australia, where only two entities buy and sell food, and in a world where 41 per cent of farm income is from government, the removal of collective bargaining in all tariff subsidies yarded Australian farmers for butchering by the banks. Can you assure the House that the royal commission will include the carrion for the receivers, and address the issue of a reconstruction bank...”

Statements by Members: Infrastructure (27 Jun 2018)

“() (): Hells Gate dam was proposed by Dr Bradfield, the greatest builder in Australian history—known for Sydney Harbour Bridge, Story Bridge in Brisbane and the underground railway system, for which he won the international prize for engineering. His water supply dams are still the major source of water for the city of Sydney to this very day. In 1929 he proposed the Bradfield scheme,...”

Bills: Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2018; Second Reading (26 Jun 2018)

“They are not agrarian socialists. They are definitely not. I am!”

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  • Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 27 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 14–15 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") 454 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)