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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Helen Haines voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted consistently against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted almost always against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted consistently against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted consistently for treating government action on climate change as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing transparency of big business by making information public. votes
  • Voted consistently for creating a federal Anti-Corruption Commission. votes
  • Voted generally against a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for stopping tax avoidance or aggressive tax minimisation. votes
  • Voted consistently against putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on a temporary basis as a trial. votes
  • Voted generally against speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally for suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently for letting all MPs or Senators speak in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing housing affordability. votes
  • Voted consistently for doctor-initiated medical transfers for asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted consistently against drug testing welfare recipients. votes
  • Voted consistently for privatising government services. votes
  • Voted consistently for government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing political transparency. votes
  • Voted consistently against a combined Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against political interference in research funding. votes
  • Voted consistently against protecting Australian sovereignty in trade agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently for community right to say no to nuclear waste disposal sites. votes
  • Voted consistently against Temporary Exclusion Orders. votes
  • Voted consistently against making the cashless debit card program voluntary. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for vocational education. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing access to the JobKeeper Payment. votes
  • Voted consistently for assisting the Arts sector through the coronavirus pandemic. votes
  • Voted consistently for parliament continuing to meet during the COVID-19 pandemic. votes
  • Voted consistently against banning mobiles and other devices in immigration detention. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing state and territory environmental approval powers. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the cost of humanities degrees. votes
  • Voted consistently for extending Jobkeeper Payment. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing support for the Australian film and TV industry. votes
  • Voted consistently against building dedicated quarantine facilities (COVID-19). votes
  • Voted consistently against treating the COVID vaccine rollout as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing workplace protections for women. votes
  • Voted consistently against putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on an ongoing basis. votes

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Business: Rearrangement (25 Nov 2021)

“I'm not confused. What clearly has to happen is we need to get on with the debate. We're spending so much time right now trying to understand the procedures.”

Business: Rearrangement (25 Nov 2021)

“On relevance: this motion is about debate. It's about suspending standing orders to bring on debate. It is not about the government's bill.”

Business: Rearrangement (25 Nov 2021)

“I seek leave to move the following motion: (1) the private members' business order of the day relating to the Australian Federal Integrity Commission Bill 2021 standing in the name of the member for Indi being called on immediately and passage of the bill through all stages taking priority over all other business during periods of government business until its completion. (2) a maximum of 2...”

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  • Has spoken in 87 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") 159 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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