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- Liberal Party Representative for Banks
- Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs (since 29 May 2019)
- 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
- 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 against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Bills: Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Amendment (Sport Integrity Australia) Bill 2019; Second Reading (4 Apr 2019)
“I move: That this bill be now read a second time. Sport is an important part of Australian culture. It has shaped the Australian national identity through events such as the Ashes, the Melbourne Cup and the Australian Open. Australians have come to expect that the sports they watch and participate in are protected from threats, and while Australia has always taken a strong stance against...”
- Motions: Budget (3 Apr 2019)
“Thank you for the opportunity to rise to speak on this motion. It was very interesting to hear the shadow minister stand up and speak, because before the Labor national conference late last year the shadow minister was busy seeking to give you the impression that she was going to secure a commitment for an increase in Newstart. There she was, out there revving up the stakeholders. There were...”
- Bills: National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Worker Screening Database) Bill 2019; Third Reading (2 Apr 2019)
“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 39 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 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") 309 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)