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- Liberal Party Representative for Banks
- Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention (since 22 Dec 2020)
- Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
- Email me whenever David Coleman speaks (no more than once per day)
Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How David Coleman voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted moderately against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted moderately 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 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
- Has never voted on 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 increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
- Voted 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 against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
- Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Constituency Statements: Banks Electorate: Community Groups (23 Jun 2021)
“On 5 June I attended the Mortdale Heights Cricket Club presentation at Moore Reserve in Hurstville Grove. Mortdale Heights Cricket Club is one of the very strongest cricket clubs anywhere in the Banks electorate. It was great to see Matt Boland, the president; Alexia O'Sullivan, the secretary; and all the team at Mortdale Heights Cricket Club. Every year, they have their presentation in this...”
- Constituency Statements: 2NBC, 1st Oatley Bay Sea Scouts (16 Jun 2021)
“I want to talk today about 2NBC, an incredibly important part of our local community in the St George area. Founded back in 1983, 2NBC has provided fantastic radio coverage for almost four decades now. Just recently I met with Paul McGrath, the general manager of 2NBC. We talked about some of the great initiatives that are happening at the moment. One of the things that 2NBC is really keen to...”
- Constituency Statements: Banks Electorate: St George Little Athletics (2 Jun 2021)
“It's fantastic to have this opportunity to congratulate St George Little Athletics on all the great work that they do. Founded in 1971, the organisation moved to Olds Park in 1979 where they still are today. It has been fantastic, over the years, to be able to work with the President, Theo Latanis; with Geoff Lindner, the very hard-working secretary; with Sam Latanis and all the other members...”
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- Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — well below 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.
- 21 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever David Coleman speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 320 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)