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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
- Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted very strongly 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 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
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Constituency Statements: Banks Electorate: Community Organisations (16 Aug 2018)
“On 4 August I attended the Oatley Football Club gala dinner, down in Kyle Bay. It was a fantastic night, with a large and enthusiastic crowd. The Oatley Football Club was formed in 1975 as part of the Oatley RSL Youth Club, and it has grown and grown and grown. Recently the football club decided to become independent of the youth club, which was a big decision for the club to take. It...”
- Statements by Members: Anning, Senator Fraser (15 Aug 2018)
“by leave—Australia is the greatest country in the world. We are democratic, open and free. We welcome people to this country based on what they can bring to our nation. For a member of this parliament to suggest that Australia's immigration policy should be based on either race or religion is appalling. It is morally wrong. There are lots of shades of grey in political debate, but...”
- Bills: Public Sector Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2018; Third Reading (15 Aug 2018)
“by leave—I move: That this bill be now read a third time. Question agreed to. Bill read a third time.”
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- Has spoken in 75 debates in the last year — above 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 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") 284 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)