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- Australian Labor Party Representative for Cooper
- Shadow Assistant Minister for Skills (since 2 Jun 2019)
Shadow Assistant Minister for Aged Care (since 2 Jun 2019)
- Entered House of Representatives on 17 March 2018 — Byelection
- Email me whenever Ged Kearney speaks (no more than once per day)
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 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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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Questions without Notice: Aged Care (13 Feb 2020)
“My question is to the Minister for Health. The aged-care royal commission drew attention to inadequate prevention and management of wounds, sometimes leading to septicaemia and death, and aged-care residents sitting or lying in urine and faeces. Why are older Australians suffering from this neglect?”
- Statements by Members: Climate Change (13 Feb 2020)
“Today I rise to draw the House's attention to the wonderful students at Wales Street Primary School in my electorate of Cooper. The students, led by Arielle Butera, are just some of the many young activists in my community calling for strong, urgent action on climate change. In December I received their petition with over 54 signatures in support of action to tackle the climate emergency....”
- Bills: National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Amendment (Governance and Other Matters) Bill 2020; Second Reading (13 Feb 2020)
“Labor will not oppose the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Amendment Bill 2019. The bill reforms the operations of the Australian Skills Quality Authority, the VET regulator. Labor has always and will always support a strong, transparent and properly resourced regulatory framework for ASQA. The bill will strengthen the powers of the regulator to enhance student...”
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- Has spoken in 38 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.
- 5 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Ged Kearney speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 61 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)