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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
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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 funding for university education. votes
  • Has never voted on decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes

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Bills: Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2019-2020, Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2019-2020, Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2019-2020; Consideration in Detail (11 Sep 2019)

“When it comes to industrial relations and helping workers, this government is all talk and no action. We live at a time of great uncertainty for the workforce. With five per cent unemployment and another eight per cent underemployed, almost one in six Australian workers is actually poor. For those in work, insecurity is at an all-time high. More than 40 per cent of the workforce is in casual,...”

Bills: Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2019-2020, Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2019-2020, Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2019-2020; Consideration in Detail (11 Sep 2019)

“I welcome the opportunity to question the government on their education spending. For a party who loves to say, 'If you have a go, you will get a go,' this budget does so little to give our kids a go. There's no more crucial role for government than delivering an education system which acts as the greatest social equaliser and offers the best chance at opportunities for anyone who wants to...”

Bills: Fair Work Laws Amendment (Proper Use of Worker Benefits) Bill 2019; Second Reading (9 Sep 2019)

“Well, we have yet another Orwellian misnomer for a bill here today. The government are becoming experts at this. We had the repairing medevac bill, when it was clearly obvious to everybody that there was nothing wrong with that bill; it did not need repairing at all. We had the ensuring integrity bill, when it was doing no such thing, other than destroying workers' rights. I think the...”

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  • Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — 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") 50 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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