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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Cooper
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Health and Ageing (since 28 Jan 2021)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 17 March 2018 — Byelection
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Ged Kearney voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted moderately against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: National Health Amendment (Decisions under the Continence Aids Payment Scheme) Bill 2021; Second Reading (1 Sep 2021)

“[by video link] I rise to speak on the National Health Amendment (Decisions under the Continence Aids Payment Scheme) Bill 2021. Labor supports this bill. It makes important changes to the Continent Aids Payment Scheme, otherwise known as CAPS. CAPS is an annual or six-monthly payment available to people who suffer from permanent and severe incontinence. The changes made by this bill will...”

Bills: National Health Amendment (COVID-19) Bill 2021; Second Reading (31 Aug 2021)

“[by video link] I rise to address the House on the National Health Amendment (COVID-19) Bill. Labor, of course, supports this bill as it will ensure funds are always available for the purchase of COVID-19 vaccines, including boosters, treatments and related consumables. Vaccines are a vitally important part of the infrastructure needed to proceed to a world beyond lockdowns. I say 'part of...”

Motions: Aged Care (23 Aug 2021)

“[by video link] I rise to speak to the motion from the member for Indi, and I thank her for this motion. Like every other failure of leadership by this government, with respect to aged care we seem to be 'dawdling to destruction'—to use the Age's Peter Hartcher's phrase—rather than running to victory. The government would have you believe that they have listened to the evidence...”

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  • Has spoken in 72 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") 135 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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