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  • Independent Representative for Hughes
  • Changed party from Liberal Party on 23 Feb 2021
  • Entered House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Craig Kelly voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly against tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted moderately against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Has never voted on recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. 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 moderately against 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 moderately against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly against carbon farming. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. 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 against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: COVID-19 Disaster Payment (Funding Arrangements) Bill 2021; Second Reading (22 Jun 2021)

“To start my contribution on the COVID-19 Disaster Payment (Funding Arrangements) Bill 2021, I'd like to pick up from where the member for Dunkley left off about the changing health advice. It is correct that the health advice on the vaccination program has changed. But what that actually shows is how mistaken it would have been to follow the advice of members of the opposition who wanted to...”

Bills: No Domestic COVID Vaccine Passports Bill 2021; Second Reading (21 Jun 2021)

“I move: That this bill be now read a second time. The principle behind the No Domestic COVID Vaccine Passports Bill 2021 is quite simple: COVID vaccines in this country should be freely available to all, with informed consent of course, but they should be mandatory to nobody. Already, there are 16 US states that have introduced similar legislation to that which I am introducing today. This...”

Privilege: (15 Jun 2021)

“I thank the House. I will wrap this up in conclusion. In article 9 of the Bill of Rights of 1688, it was declared that the— Honourable members interjecting— They may laugh—”

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  • Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 19 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above 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") 734 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)