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Brett Raguse, former Representative

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Forde
  • Left House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — unknown
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Brett Raguse 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 very strongly 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 very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Business (24 Jun 2010)

“My question is to the Minister for Finance and Deregulation. Minister, what progress is the government making in relieving the regulatory burden on business?”

Committees: Privileges and Members’ Interests Committee; Report (24 Jun 2010)

“On behalf of the Committee of Privileges and Members’ Interests, I present a report entitled Publication of the Register of Members’ Interests on the Australian Parliament website. Ordered that the report be made a parliamentary paper. by leave—The committee has been considering the issue of the publication of the details of members’ interests on the Australian...”

Constituency Statements: Forde Electorate: Mr Brian Harris; Forde Electorate: Canterbury College Cantabile Choir (22 Jun 2010)

“I rise this afternoon to note with some sadness the passing of a well-known Eagleby character, Mr Brian Harris. Brian Harris was born on 29 September 1954 in the UK. He grew up in Elizabeth, South Australia, and among other things he went to school with Jimmy Barnes, whose success perplexed him as, ‘All Jimmy does is scream.’ Brian’s political activism dated back to running...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 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") 107 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)