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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Brian Mitchell voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted consistently for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted consistently for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently against privatising government assets. votes
  • Has never voted on more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted almost always against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted consistently for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted consistently against tighter means testing of family payments . votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently for treating government action on climate change as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing transparency of big business by making information public. votes
  • Voted consistently for creating a federal Anti-Corruption Commission. votes
  • Voted consistently for a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for stopping tax avoidance or aggressive tax minimisation. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for legal aid. votes
  • Voted consistently against putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on a temporary basis as a trial. votes
  • Voted almost always against speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally for suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally for letting all MPs or Senators speak in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing housing affordability. votes
  • Voted consistently against strengthening gun control laws. votes
  • Voted consistently against the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). votes
  • Voted consistently against a same-sex marriage plebiscite. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the initial tax rate for working holiday makers to 19%. votes
  • Voted consistently against an Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC). votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing scrutiny of unions. votes
  • Voted consistently against stopping people who arrive by boat from ever coming to Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently for doctor-initiated medical transfers for asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted almost always against getting rid of Sunday and public holiday penalty rates. votes
  • Voted consistently against reducing the corporate tax rate. votes
  • Voted consistently against the Coalition's new schools funding policy ("Gonski 2.0"). votes
  • Voted consistently for requiring every native title claimant to sign land use agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently for a Royal Commission into Violence and Abuse against People with Disability. votes
  • Voted almost always against drug testing welfare recipients. votes
  • Voted consistently against a citizenship test. votes
  • Voted consistently against privatising government services. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the Medicare Levy to pay for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. votes
  • Voted consistently for government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Voted consistently against civil celebrants having the right to refuse to marry same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted consistently against greater control over items brought into immigration detention centres. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing eligibility requirements for Australian citizenship. votes
  • Voted consistently against making more water from Murray-Darling Basin available to use. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing penalties for breach of data. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing political transparency. votes
  • Voted consistently against a combined Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. votes
  • Voted almost always against political interference in research funding. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against protecting Australian sovereignty in trade agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing government support for the dairy industry. votes
  • Has never voted on community right to say no to nuclear waste disposal sites. votes
  • Voted consistently for Temporary Exclusion Orders. votes
  • Voted consistently for making the cashless debit card program voluntary. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for vocational education. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing access to the JobKeeper Payment. votes
  • Has never voted on assisting the Arts sector through the coronavirus pandemic. votes
  • Has never voted on parliament continuing to meet during the COVID-19 pandemic. votes
  • Voted consistently against banning mobiles and other devices in immigration detention. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing state and territory environmental approval powers. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing the cost of humanities degrees. votes
  • Voted consistently for extending Jobkeeper Payment. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing support for the Australian film and TV industry. votes
  • Has never voted on building dedicated quarantine facilities (COVID-19). votes
  • Has never voted on treating the COVID vaccine rollout as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing workplace protections for women. votes
  • Voted consistently against putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on an ongoing basis. votes

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Constituency Statements: Morrison Government (30 Nov 2021)

“[by video link] Mateship, unity, honesty, fairness and honour, a healthy dose of cheek and an infallible radar for bulldust—these are the values that define us as a country and as a people. Most of all we are a country built on community. We have always been able to count on each other in times of conflict and during fires, floods and other natural disasters. Whenever there is hardship,...”

Adjournment: Lyons Electorate: Roads (22 Nov 2021)

“[by video link] Mr Speaker, before you go, I would like to pass on my best regards to you in your position and wish you the best in your final week. Last week, I met with a group of local residents at Mount Seymour, in the Southern Midlands in my electorate. They were meeting on the Tunnack Road to voice their concerns over the unsafe and unacceptable state of the road surface. This was not...”

Private Members' Business: Telecommunications (22 Nov 2021)

“[by video link] I thank the member for Mayo for raising this important issue of regional communications. Before I get to the body of my speech, I want to make a short comment on the contribution made by the previous speaker, the member for Berowra. I'm sure he's very earnest in all of his views, but let's not forget that he is a member of a government that has allowed this state of affairs to...”

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  • Has spoken in 59 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") 248 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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