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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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Questions without Notice: Economy (24 Oct 2019)

“My question is to the Treasurer. Is the real reason that the Treasurer always bangs on endlessly about Labor that he wants to distract Australians from the fact that he has presided over higher household debt and government debt than any other Treasurer in the history of this country?”

Bills: Currency (Restrictions on the Use of Cash) Bill 2019; Second Reading (24 Oct 2019)

“I second the amendment and reserve my right to speak.”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Prohibiting Energy Market Misconduct) Bill 2019; Second Reading (22 Oct 2019)

“The Treasury Laws Amendment (Prohibiting Energy Market Misconduct) Bill 2019 is the bill that we have been discussing in this place for some time, known as the 'big stick bill'. What it does is it introduces new prohibitions and remedies that target misconduct in electricity markets. The bill targets prohibited conduct in three important areas. The first is retail pricing, which aims to...”

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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — above 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 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") 258 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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