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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
- Has never voted on more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted moderately for increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted strongly 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.
- Adjournment: Domestic and Family Violence (10 Dec 2020)
“I had planned for this speech, the second last that this House will hear for the year, to be full of Christmas cheer and bonhomie, but a number would not leave my head. That number is 64—64 women and children dead from family violence this year. That got me to thinking of other numbers attached to other lives, and of other lives cut short. Every week, one Australian woman is killed by...”
- Bills: Excise Levies Legislation Amendment (Sheep and Lamb) Bill 2020, Customs Charges and Levies Legislation Amendment (Sheep and Lamb) Bill 2020; Second Reading (7 Dec 2020)
“The Excise Levies Legislation Amendment (Sheep and Lamb) Bill 2020 and the Customs Charges and Levies Legislation Amendment (Sheep and Lamb) Bill 2020 align the definition of 'lamb', as the member for O'Connor has so well articulated, for the purposes of imposing sheep and lamb custom charges. They bring Australia's definition in line with international competitors, providing a definite...”
- Statements by Members: Shipping (7 Dec 2020)
“Why does this government hate Australian seafarers so much? Amongst the many failures of this government is the near complete dismantling of our country's maritime fleet. It beggars belief that the world's largest island nation has one of the world's smallest fleets, with the Liberals going out of their way to smash Aussie shipping and destroy the jobs that go with it. You can imagine my...”
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- Has spoken in 56 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") 206 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)