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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
- Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Matters of Public Importance: Morrison Government (5 Dec 2019)
“It's the 'witless protection program'.”
- Statements by Members: Dams (5 Dec 2019)
“The Central Highlands and the east coast of Tasmania are facing very difficult conditions and have not seen much needed rain for many months. In the Central Highlands town of Bothwell, for example, farmers are destocking and hand feeding their sheep. This area relies heavily on fodder crops, but the lack of rain and cost of irrigation means farmers are having to buy in grain for feed. One...”
- Adjournment: Morrison Government (5 Dec 2019)
“As parliament draws to a close for the year, it seems fitting to reflect on the past 12 months, and 2019 has been a year of missed opportunity. Shamefully, Australia still does not have an effective policy to tackle climate change. Even in the face of catastrophic bushfires, the Prime Minister continues to argue there is no direct link between Australia's greenhouse gas emissions and the...”
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- Has spoken in 35 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") 169 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)