This data was produced by OpenAustralia from a variety of sources.

RSS feed Christian Porter MP

Photo of Christian Porter
  • Liberal Party Representative for Pearce
  • Attorney-General (since 20 Dec 2017)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
  • Email me whenever Christian Porter speaks (no more than once per day)

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Christian Porter voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted moderately against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very 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 against 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 against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

Read about how the voting record is decided.

More on their full record

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Government Procurement (21 Feb 2019)

“It is just an error. I have no knowledge about the contract.”

Questions without Notice: National Security (21 Feb 2019)

“It seems like the member for Blair, who is interjecting at the moment, ably advised by the shadow Attorney-General, has forgotten to apply the return system. But from what he said this morning, again, we can all feel comforted, because he said: 'It's no issue. The laws have not changed the return system.' It is true that the laws haven't changed the return system. The problem is that the laws...”

Questions without Notice: National Security (21 Feb 2019)

“We've had the genius of the member for Blair, and this is what he said this morning, 'If a person is transferred to Australia for temporary medical treatment we will return them once doctors advise they have completed medical treatment.' The problem is you actually need a section of the act to authorise the return. Mr Neumann interjecting— If I and the government are wrong about...”

More of Christian Porter's recent appearances

Numbers

Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, Representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. (More about this)

  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 20–21 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 12 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Christian Porter speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 235 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

Register of Interests (What's this?)

Scan of Christian Porter's entry is not yet available