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Gavan O'Connor, former Representative

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Corio
  • Left House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — unknown
  • Entered House of Representatives on 13 March 1993 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Gavan O'Connor voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted consistently for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Has never voted on regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted consistently for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted consistently against stem cell research. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted consistently for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing parliamentary entitlements for current MPs and Senators. votes
  • Voted consistently against speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently against suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Has never voted on ending immigration detention on Nauru. votes
  • Has never voted on ending immigration detention on Manus Island. votes
  • Voted consistently against expanding Medicare-funded dental care. votes
  • Voted consistently against for increasing the Youth Allowance rate. votes
  • Voted generally against implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Quarantine Amendment (Commission of Inquiry) Bill 2007: Consideration in Detail (17 Sep 2007)

“I will make some concluding comments. I hope the minister takes the amendments that are proposed in the spirit in which they are being proposed. I am certainly not paranoid about this matter. I do this in the context of the fact that in 2004 the government was warned of the potential devastation that this disease, if it entered the country, could have on the Australian equine industry. Of...”

Quarantine Amendment (Commission of Inquiry) Bill 2007: Consideration in Detail (17 Sep 2007)

“I take the minister’s comments in relation to Justice Callinan and the investigation not only of how this disease entered the country but also of how it spread. As I understand what the minister is saying, there are two specific matters that he has directed Justice Callinan to inquire into and then any other matters incidental to those. Under this umbrella, the minister is suggesting...”

Quarantine Amendment (Commission of Inquiry) Bill 2007: Consideration in Detail (17 Sep 2007)

“by leave—I move:(1)Schedule 1, item 5, page 4 (lines 1-8), omit paragraph 66AY (1) (a), substitute:(a)conduct a Commission of inquiry into matters specified in the instrument of appointment relating to the following:(i)the outbreak and spread of equine influenza in Australia in 2007;(ii)quarantine requirements and practices relating to the outbreak and spread;(iii)Australia’s...”

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