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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Chifley
  • Shadow Minister for Industry and Innovation (since 28 Jan 2021)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Ed Husic voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted a mixture of for and against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted moderately against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted moderately for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted strongly against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Has never voted on live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Statements by Members: Employment (25 Feb 2021)

“The message that Labor wants to send manufacturing workers is this: we are on your side, particularly today. We're standing up for 150 workers in Portland, Victoria, who are relying on the federal government to save their jobs. They are employed at Keppel Prince, Victoria's only manufacturer of towers for wind turbines. They use Australian steel from BlueScope for the towers, and they should...”

Statements by Members: Chifley Electorate: Doonside Railway Station (22 Feb 2021)

“I'm sick and tired of Liberal governments at a federal and state level making infrastructure decisions prioritising their political need above community demand. What has triggered my comments is seeing, last week in the newspapers, Matt Kean, a Liberal minister in New South Wales, at the opening of an accessibility upgrade, worth $10 million, to the Hawkesbury River Station—a station in...”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code) Bill 2020; Second Reading (17 Feb 2021)

“We've heard repeated references to the value of diversity of opinion in this debate in terms of democracy and the role of media in facilitating diversity of views. I have to say there hasn't been too much diversity of views in this debate. For me to express them, I have to confess to you, Deputy Speaker, I am either crazy-brave, or I am just the dumbest politician in Canberra to want to put a...”

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  • Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 14 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Ed Husic speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 637 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)