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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Rankin
  • Shadow Treasurer (since 2 Jun 2019)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Jim Chalmers voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted moderately against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Constituency Statements: Aviation Industry (29 Oct 2020)

“Two Fridays ago I went to Brisbane Airport to meet with ramp workers, ground crew, baggage handlers and cleaners who work there for Qantas. These workers, who love their jobs and work together as a family in lots of ways, are being treated really shabbily by the company and, in my view, by the government, which has left them in the lurch. What has happened here is that all of these workers,...”

Questions without Notice: COVID-19: Employment (27 Oct 2020)

“My question is to the Treasurer. Treasury has confirmed the government's $4 billion Hiring Credit program is only expected to deliver 45,000 new jobs—just 10 per cent of the 450,000 jobs the government announced would be supported by the program. How can Australians trust this government to spend taxpayer dollars in their best interest when its announcements never match its delivery?”

Questions without Notice: Australian Securities and Investments Commission (26 Oct 2020)

“My question is to the Treasurer. Why did the Treasurer consider that concerns over ASIC's misuse of taxpayer funds were not significant enough to warrant immediate action when he's just admitted they were brought to his attention more than five weeks ago? Why did he keep the misuse of taxpayer funds secret from Australian taxpayers?”

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  • Has spoken in 69 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 290 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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