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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.
- Statements by Members: Cooper Electorate: NAIDOC Week (10 Nov 2020)
“It's NAIDOC Week and I'm so honoured to represent the electorate named after William Cooper, one of the most prominent Aboriginal activists. He helped to establish National Aborigines Day, now known as NAIDOC Week. William Cooper furthered the causes of land rights, enfranchisement and direct Aboriginal representation in the parliament. He embodied the strength, resilience and resistance of...”
- Bills: Education Legislation Amendment (Up-front Payments Tuition Protection) Bill 2020, Higher Education (Up-front Payments Tuition Protection Levy) Bill 2020; Second Reading (9 Nov 2020)
“I'm very happy to speak to this amendment moved by the member for Sydney. What a contest of ideas there is on education policy! Lately the Labor leader, the member for Grayndler, spent nearly a whole day at an early childhood education centre discussing Labor's promise to make child care universally affordable. Meanwhile, the Liberals have spent their days passing their awful job-ready...”
- Bills: Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2020-2021; Consideration in Detail (9 Nov 2020)
“Well, wasn't this budget the most Morrison budget going around! In terms of the critically important skills sector, it was all headline and no follow-through. We saw the big, splashy headline 'JobMaker and JobTrainer saves the day', and photos of the Prime Minister in hard hat and hi-vis vest, but then the detail slowly drips out and it turns out the policy has far more bark than bite. Don't...”
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- Has spoken in 48 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") 91 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)