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Jennie George, former Representative

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Throsby
  • Left House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 10 November 2001 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Jennie George voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Has never voted on government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for stem cell research. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Has never voted on encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Farm Household Support Amendment (Ancillary Benefits) Bill 2010: Second Reading (23 Jun 2010)

“I am confident he will take his seat in this chamber alongside my colleagues, on the re-election of our government. Stephen will be in the fortunate position of building on the foundations of our first term in government—seeing those investments come to fruition and meeting future challenges, working together with the member or Cunningham. Last, but not least, to the residents of...”

Farm Household Support Amendment (Ancillary Benefits) Bill 2010: Second Reading (23 Jun 2010)

“A few weeks ago I sat on the stage at Sydney Town Hall with other stalwarts of the union and women’s movement lending our support to the ACTU test case for pay equity. It was an inspiring event. Just last week we all celebrated the introduction of Australia’s first paid parental leave scheme. Historic breakthroughs such as these occur when both parts of the labour movement work...”

Business: Rearrangement (23 Jun 2010)

“I move: That order of the day No. 4, government business, be postponed until a later hour this day. Question agreed to. Sitting suspended from 12.58 pm to 4.00 pm”

More of Jennie George's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 5 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 131 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)