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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Chifley
  • Shadow Minister for Human Services (since 21 Aug 2018)
    Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy (since 6 Dec 2017)
  • 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 against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted 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 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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Statements by Members: Schools (18 Feb 2019)

“As someone who has seen phenomenal residential growth in the electorate I represent, and the influx of new families, particularly around Colebee and Marsden Park, families who often think about child care and early childhood development—the type of people I thought about when we announced some of our historic, as a Labor Party I would say, policies designed to help families with child...”

Questions without Notice: Economy (18 Feb 2019)

“You're all tip and no iceberg!”

Statements by Members: Pensions and Benefits (14 Feb 2019)

“It's been with a degree of wonder that I've been watching the coalition discover their care for the financial wellbeing of older Australians, and then I suddenly realised: when you look at five years of their track record, they've never cared! Look at what they've done to pensions. In their first year, 2014, they cut the pension indexation. Then they cut a billion dollars from pensioner...”

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  • Has spoken in 67 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") 556 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)