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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Rankin
  • Shadow Minister for Finance (House) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for the Public Service (House) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    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
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. 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

Questions without Notice: Urban Congestion Fund (11 Aug 2021)

“My question is to the Treasurer. Can the Treasurer confirm that: 10 per cent of the total funds he committed as Treasurer for commuter car parks at the last election were allocated to his own electorate; not one of these car parks has been built; not one of these car parks is under construction; and one of these car parks is for a station which soon won't exist? How's he reducing congestion...”

Questions without Notice: Urban Congestion Fund (11 Aug 2021)

“My question is to the Treasurer. Ten per cent of the total funds that he committed as Treasurer for commuter car parks at the last election were allocated to his own electorate. After more than two years, how many of the four car parks the Treasurer promised have been built, how many have started construction and how many are no longer going ahead?”

Bills: Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment (Waiver of Debt and Act of Grace Payments) Bill 2019; Second Reading (9 Aug 2021)

“I move: That all words after "That" be omitted with a view to substituting the following words: "the second reading be considered immediately". This bill goes right to the core of the problem with this government. This government has a problem with transparency. It has a problem with rorting taxpayer funds. It has a problem every time the parliament says that there should be more...”

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  • Has spoken in 64 debates in the last year — 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") 316 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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