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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 trade unions' powers in the workplace. 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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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Bills: Higher Education Support Amendment (Job-Ready Graduates and Supporting Regional and Remote Students) Bill 2020; Second Reading (1 Sep 2020)
“[by video link] I'd like to acknowledge that I'm speaking on the land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, and I pay my respects to elders past, present and emerging. What a friendless bill this is. It is so friendless that even the coalition's partner the Nationals don't even really like it. This is a dangerous bill. It's dangerous because it will mean that Australia and Australians...”
- Bills: Migration Amendment (Prohibiting Items in Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2020; Second Reading (31 Aug 2020)
“I take no joy in speaking to this bill, the Migration Amendment (Prohibiting Items in Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2020, because this bill really shouldn't exist. I'll say at the outset: Labor does not support it, and we made it very clear to the minister why. The intent of this bill is to allow the minister to prohibit or ban almost any item from use within an immigration detention...”
- Bills: Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment (Jabiru) Bill 2020; Second Reading (31 Aug 2020)
“I'd like to acknowledge that I'm standing on the land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nations here in my electorate of Cooper, and I pay my respects to elders past, present and emerging. I rise to speak on the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment (Jabiru) Bill 2020 and to support the amendment moved by my wonderful colleague the member for Barton. I pay my respects to...”
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- Has spoken in 42 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") 82 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)