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Brett Whiteley, former Representative

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  • Former Liberal Party Representative for Braddon
  • Left House of Representatives on 2 July 2016 — unknown
  • Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Brett Whiteley voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Matters of Public Importance: Economy (4 May 2016)

“Let us try to bring some calmness to this debate.We have had the duelling actors out and about for the last 15 minutes. I would not mind so much if they were actually good at it, but they are not even good at that. The reality here is: these people opposite, who claim to be the representatives of the future of Australia, have no understanding of the importance of business in this country....”

Questions without Notice: Astronomy (3 May 2016)

“My question today is to the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science. Will the minister update the House on any recent discoveries of supermassive black holes, specifically by Australian astronomers? Is the minister aware of any other recent discoveries in this field?”

Constituency Statements: Tasmania: Bushfires (2 May 2016)

“On 3 February I spoke in the main chamber on the bushfires that had ravaged Tasmania this summer. In that speech I informed the House that more than 107,000 hectares had been burnt and, at the time, 1.16 per cent of the Tasmanian World Heritage area had been destroyed. The firefighting effort involved hundreds of firefighters from interstate as well as the Tasmania Fire Service, the SES,...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 89 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 4 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 124 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)