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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 funding for university education. votes
- Voted moderately 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: Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Bill 2020, Guarantee of Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020, Australian Business Growth Fund (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020, Assistance for Severely Affected Regions (Special Appropriation) (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020, Structured Finance Support (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020, Appropriation (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill (No. 1) 2019-2020, Appropriation (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill (No. 2) 2019-2020, Boosting Cash Flow for Employers (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020; Second Reading (23 Mar 2020)
“Just seven weeks ago, I rose in this place to commemorate what I described at the time as a summer that has visited grief upon this nation. The bushfires seem like a lifetime ago now, but it was only weeks ago that the nation was brought to a standstill by that disaster. Incredibly, we are now in the midst of another national crisis. In my many years as a nurse and a midwife, I've been in...”
- Statements by Members: Mansfield Musical and Dramatic Society (5 Mar 2020)
“Today I rise in the House to speak about a community-run, not-for-profit group close to my heart and right in the heart of Indi. The Mansfield Musical and Dramatic Society, or MMuDS as it's affectionately known, recently swept the Georgy Awards. I'm pleased to recognise it today. MMuDS began in 1983 with the aim of fostering, promoting and facilitating theatrical and musical activities within...”
- Bills: Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2019-2020, Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2019-2020 (3 Mar 2020)
“Today I will speak on the priorities for my electorate of Indi in the 2020-21 budget. These projects and infrastructure needs were identified in consultation with the nine local government areas in Indi, Alpine, Benalla, Indigo, Mansfield, Murrindindi, Strathbogie, Towong, Wangaratta and Wodonga, and finalised in a roundtable discussion I held with them in late January. These hardworking...”
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- Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — above 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 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 1 person is tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Helen Haines speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 36 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)