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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Helen Haines voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
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- Bills: Wine Australia Amendment (Label Directory) Bill 2019; Second Reading (9 Dec 2020)
“In my electorate of Indi, grape and wine production is a major industry, employing hundreds of people directly and thousands across our broader tourism sector. Our five wine regions of King Valley, Alpine Valley, Beechworth, Rutherglen and Glenrowan are some of Australia's best and well known. With fires and then the pandemic shutting down the restaurant and tourism trades, they have had a...”
- Bills: National Emergency Declaration Bill 2020, National Emergency Declaration (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020; Second Reading (9 Dec 2020)
“Today, I rise in support of the National Emergency Declaration Bill 2020. This bill makes a significant and important change to the way our country responds to national disasters. What we saw last summer, to be frank, was an inadequate response from the Commonwealth to the bushfire crisis. In Indi, as fires ripped across the High Country over the new year period, when people turned to the...”
- Questions without Notice: Media (9 Dec 2020)
“My question is to the minister for communications. Minister, small and regional news media publishers are vital to rural Australia. They face unique challenges different to those of the large media corporates. Will the minister commit to amending the government's news media bargaining code legislation so that its planned 12-month review specifically considers and reports on the impacts of the...”
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- Has spoken in 88 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 1 comment on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
- This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 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") 87 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)