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Damian Hale, former Representative

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Solomon
  • Left House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — unknown
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Damian Hale voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Constituency Statements: Solomon Electorate: Projects (22 Jun 2010)

“I rise today to comment on the fantastic projects that have been and are being delivered in my seat of Solomon. My first priority when elected was to end the blame game between the Northern Territory government and Canberra which for so many years had been at the expense of the good people of Solomon. I believe I have achieved this. The Allen Walker Cancer Care Centre, which I had the...”

Questions without Notice: Welfare Reform (22 Jun 2010)

“My question is to the Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. How is the government reforming welfare to protect vulnerable Australians?”

Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2010-2011: Consideration in Detail (21 Jun 2010)

“My question to the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister is: as a member of the caucus National Security Committee, I am interested in knowing what the Rudd government is doing to build on its strong track record in national security. I understand the Prime Minister and cabinet has a strong policy focus on national security matters in areas such as defence policy and border security....”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 21 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 106 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)