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Jon Sullivan, former Representative

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Longman
  • Left House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — unknown
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Jon Sullivan voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted consistently for same-sex marriage equality. votes
  • Voted consistently against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted consistently for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted consistently against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing or removing the Government debt limit. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted consistently for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted consistently for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted consistently against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted consistently against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted consistently for restricting donations to political parties. votes
  • Voted generally for speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently against suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently against letting all MPs or Senators speak in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing political transparency. votes
  • Voted consistently against for increasing the Youth Allowance rate. votes
  • Voted generally for implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Health (24 Jun 2010)

“My question is to the Minister for Health and Ageing. How will the government’s health reforms deliver more accessible care? What is the government doing to train more GPs to deliver more primary healthcare investments?”

Adjournment: Health (23 Jun 2010)

“Tonight, I want to talk about the government’s GP superclinic program, and my desire to see one of these established at Caboolture in my electorate of Longman. Firstly, I want to express my disappointment at comments made in one of the local newspapers by my Liberal-National Party opponent for the next election. I had high hopes that the LNP choice of candidate would be a person who...”

Questions without Notice: Welfare Reform (16 Jun 2010)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. Will the Prime Minister outline to the House the government’s approach to welfare reform, as set out in the welfare reform bills currently before the Senate?”

More of Jon Sullivan's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — below 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.
  • 4 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 83 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)