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Geoff Prosser, former Representative

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  • Former Liberal Party Representative for Forrest
  • Left House of Representatives on 17 October 2007 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 11 July 1987 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Geoff Prosser voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Has never voted on increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for stem cell research. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Social Security Amendment (2007 Measures No. 2) Bill 2007: Second Reading (19 Sep 2007)

“As my colleague just said, there are more zeros on the end. I was so passionate about that because getting rid of that debt freed up $8.6 billion just in interest, not in servicing the loan. What we have achieved is having that money go towards other things, whether they be health, education, lower taxes, defence or whatever. When we first came to office, defence spending was only about $11...”

Social Security Amendment (2007 Measures No. 2) Bill 2007: Second Reading (19 Sep 2007)

“Today will be the last time I will get the opportunity to address this House. I entered parliament in 1987, in Old Parliament House. I listened to the address of my colleague David Jull, the member for Fadden, when he spoke in fond terms of his memories of Old Parliament House. I felt that I was very privileged to come into Old Parliament House. The camaraderie and the closeness meant that...”

Personal Explanations: (20 Mar 2007)

“Mr Speaker, I wish to make a personal explanation.”

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