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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How George Christensen voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly against tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted moderately against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly against carbon farming. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Matters of Public Importance: Economy (3 Mar 2020)

“I'll take the interjection. Where? The Mackay Ring Road Stage 1, the Mackay Ring Road Stage 2, the Haughton River bridge project—that's over $1 billion worth of infrastructure in North Queensland.”

Matters of Public Importance: Economy (3 Mar 2020)

“It's rare that I actually join in on a matter of public importance. It's a longstanding policy of mine, normally for two reasons. One, it just seems to be a platform for people that want to hark back to their university days, when they were in the debating club, and serves no real point. The second thing is that it harms my mental health to hear some of the arguments from the opposition. I've...”

Matters of Public Importance: Economy (3 Mar 2020)

“The Bruce Highway upgrades are all up and down the coast, including stage 5 of the Townsville Ring Road; we've done stage 4 already. There is the Walkerston Bypass. I could be here for a long time. The Mackay Northern Access Upgrade—do the members opposite really want me to go on and on? I could. Do you know what? Some of these are the very infrastructure projects that they come in here...”

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  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 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") 369 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)