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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Cathy McGowan voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
- Voted moderately against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
- Voted strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
- Voted very strongly against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
- Voted 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 for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against increasing the age pension. votes
- Voted moderately against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted strongly for an emissions reduction fund. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
- Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Bills: Future Drought Fund Bill 2018, Future Drought Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2018; Consideration in Detail (21 Feb 2019)
“by leave—I move amendments (1) to (10) as circulated in my name together: (1) Clause 2, page 2 (table), omit the table, substitute: (2) Page 24 (after line 8), at the end of Division 2, add: 27A Publication of information relating to arrangements and grants (1) The Agriculture Minister must cause the following information to be published on the Agriculture Department's website: (a) each...”
- Bills: Future Drought Fund Bill 2018, Future Drought Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2018; Second Reading (20 Feb 2019)
“In my addressing this legislation tonight, the Future Drought Fund Bill 2018, I'd like to take the House through some of my concerns about the bill, look at the process of accountability for the minister in spending the dividend and outline areas where I will be making amendments. Secondly, I would like to talk about the missed opportunity in this bill for the government to resolve its...”
- Ministerial Statements: Closing the Gap (20 Feb 2019)
“In making my comments today, I would like to cover off about the importance of the Closing the Gap document, talk a little bit about the history and importance of the apology, talk about my work here in parliament during the six years I have been member for Indi and talk about what's next. Let me start with some history. There is a wonderful book called Corroboree or war party: the last dance...”
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- Has spoken in 73 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 17–18 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") 315 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)