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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Rankin
  • Shadow Special Minister of State (House) (since 6 Dec 2017)
    Shadow Minister for Sport (House) (since 6 Dec 2017)
    Shadow Minister for Finance (since 6 Dec 2017)
  • 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 against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Statements by Members: Moreton-Rankin Unity Shield (28 Nov 2018)

“It was the last delivery of the day, the light was low, my bowling was, as always, slow and predictable and the member for Moreton was facing me. He spooned up this little dolly of a catch and I, of course, didn't hold onto it! It was the last delivery of the Moreton-Rankin Unity Shield, the fifth time that the member for Moreton and I have hosted this important game between the mosques in...”

Constituency Statements: Youth Off The Streets (25 Oct 2018)

“Youth Off The Streets does outstanding work in my local community, and right around the country, helping vulnerable young people turn their lives around. The young people that Father Chris Riley's charity helps have to overcome tremendous challenges, whether it be personal trauma or neglect or physical, psychological and emotional abuse the likes of which many in this place couldn't fathom. I...”

Statements by Members: Condran, Mrs Jeanette (23 Oct 2018)

“Like so many born during the Second World War and so many in our labour movement, Jeanette Condran was humble, selfless and compassionate. She had a stirring sense of fairness, social justice and fun. She cared deeply about the rights of workers in particular. We are so sad to lose such a wonderful and caring friend. Four years ago this Sunday, Jeanette and Kevin sat up in that gallery when...”

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — well below 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") 234 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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