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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Damian Drum voted on key issues since 2006:

  • 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 against increasing investment in renewable energy. 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 for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes

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Motions: Dissent from Ruling (24 Jun 2021)

“We have a situation now where the people of the Murray-Darling Basin simply want an outcome. By agreeing to the Labor Party's dissension motion against the Speaker's ruling it is going to give us an opportunity to have a political debate in here that has nothing to do with the outcomes in the amendments. I know deep in my heart that the four amendments that I've put forward here will all be...”

Motions: Dissent from Ruling (24 Jun 2021)

“My opportunity to actually create a difference in water policy lies not with doing a deal with the Labor Party; it lies in doing negotiations with the Liberal Party. The only chance that I have of bringing about water policy change within this parliament is to work with the Liberal Party. At the moment there is a gulf between our beliefs. But I am not going to be party to this grandstanding...”

Bills: Water Legislation Amendment (Inspector-General of Water Compliance and Other Measures) Bill 2021; Consideration of Senate Message (24 Jun 2021)

“Effectively, as I understand it, Speaker, under standing order 160, there has to be a directly relatable link between the amendments that I have put forward and the amendments that came back from the Senate last night. The amendments that came back from the Senate from the government were entirely about the inspector general and the inspector general's role. And, in a very practical sense in...”

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  • Has spoken in 67 debates in the last year — 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") 216 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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