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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 moderately for increasing consumer protections. votes
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- Bills: Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2021; Second Reading (2 Sep 2021)
“I want to acknowledge the horrifying stories I've heard this morning from all sides, but, for me, it's not about taking political sides on the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2021; it's about taking the side of women who've been abused, harassed and subjected to the most horrifying treatment all over the nation, in all sorts of workplaces. For me, it's about...”
- Bills: National Health Amendment (Decisions under the Continence Aids Payment Scheme) Bill 2021; Second Reading (1 Sep 2021)
“I rise to speak on the National Health Amendment (Decisions under the Continence Aids Payment Scheme) Bill 2021. This provides a mechanism for internal review of decisions of the secretary of the Department of Health under the CAPS instrument, and for independent merits review by the AAT. I want to acknowledge the contributions that have been made in the House this evening on this bill. The...”
- Bills: Paid Parental Leave Amendment (COVID-19 Work Test) Bill 2021; Second Reading (31 Aug 2021)
“I rise to support the bill before us, the Paid Parental Leave Amendment (COVID-19 Work Test) Bill 2021. This is an important and, I must say, much-needed bill that will come as some relief for many families around Australia. Australia's Paid Parental Leave, or PPL, scheme is intended to support working parents. To be eligible for paid parental leave pay a person must have worked 10 out of 13...”
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- Has spoken in 95 debates in the last year — 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") 142 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)