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Fran Bailey, former Representative

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  • Former Liberal Party Representative for McEwen
  • Left House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 March 1990 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Fran Bailey voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against same sex marriage. votes
  • Has never voted on government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted moderately against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for stem cell research. votes
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Has never voted on decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted strongly against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Has never voted on encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Farm Household Support Amendment (Ancillary Benefits) Bill 2010: Second Reading (24 Jun 2010)

“It is 20 years since I first entered this chamber as the member for McEwen. In doing so, I became the first woman to represent a rural electorate in the House of Representatives and the first Victorian Liberal woman to win a seat in this chamber. During these 20 years, I have had constant and unconditional support from my two daughters, Amanda and Abby. Amanda is here in the chamber today....”

Delegation Reports: Parliamentary Delegation to the 55th Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (22 Feb 2010)

“It is with great pleasure that I support this report by the parliamentary delegation that attended the 55th annual session of NATO’s parliamentary assembly in Edinburgh in November last year. I would firstly like to express my thanks to the member for Brisbane for his leadership of the delegation and to Mr Richard Selth for his assistance and organisation. As the member for Brisbane has...”

Victorian Bushfires: (4 Feb 2010)

“This weekend our nation will pause and it will reflect and it will honour the 173 men, women and children who lost their lives a year ago on Black Saturday. This weekend will be a particularly tough weekend for many of the communities in my electorate. We still have large numbers of people who are very severely traumatised. Some people will want to gather and will want to exchange stories;...”

More of Fran Bailey's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Representative's speeches — above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 5 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 35 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)