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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How John McVeigh voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
- Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Statements by Members: Groom Electorate: Health (14 May 2020)
“I was very pleased to join with the Darling Downs and West Moreton Primary Health Network CEO, Merrilyn Strohfeldt, and the Carbal Medical Services CEO, Brian Hewitt, in Toowoomba recently to officially open Australia's first regional Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service-led GP respiratory clinic. This vital new service will provide our locals with a culturally safe place to be...”
- Questions without Notice: Covid-19 (13 May 2020)
“My question is to the Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and the Minister for Government Services. Will the minister update the House on what the Morrison government has done to ensure Australians get the support they need during the corona crisis, particularly through Services Australia?”
- Statements by Members: McCarthy, Mr M, OAM (13 May 2020)
“During my maiden speech in this parliament I referred to a Darling Downs community leader, a great friend and an Indigenous elder, Uncle Darby McCarthy. Sadly, he passed away last week. He was a real gentleman, gracious and engaging, often reflecting on his life and sporting prowess. Above all though, he talked of the joy of his family; the challenges particularly for young Indigenous...”
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- Has spoken in 69 debates in the last year — well 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 19–20 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") 139 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)