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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Brian Mitchell voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted moderately against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Statements by Members: Inder, Mr Brian (11 Sep 2019)
“I would like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to a larger-than-life Tasmanian who unfortunately died on 21 August, Brian Inder. Brian was born on 12 December 1930 in Manly, New South Wales, but he became a legend of north-west Tasmania. He was a champion of Tasmania's tourism industry. He was best known for establishing Tasmazia and the Village of Lower Crackpot, which is a miniature...”
- Statements by Members: Climate Change (9 Sep 2019)
“Recently, I received a letter from one of my constituents: nine-year-old Violet from Glenfern in the Derwent Valley. Violet writes: 'Dear Prime Minister,'—and I thank her for the promotion!—'I am a nine-year-old from Tasmania. I am writing to you because I want to reverse climate change. I don't like all the pollution in the sea; all the animals need help. The fish are eating...”
- Statements by Members: Richmond Fellowship Tasmania (31 Jul 2019)
“Richmond Fellowship Tasmania has been operating for 30 years offering mental health service provision in Tasmania. Just this year it created a shell company, Richmond Futures, and through that shell company it is offering staff their jobs back on fixed term contracts and lower pay. It has done this with no consultation, which is a breach of the law under the EBA. It took a union, the Health...”
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- Has spoken in 36 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 16–17 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") 157 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)