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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Macnamara
  • Entered House of Representatives on 18 May 2019 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Josh Burns voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted consistently for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted generally against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted consistently for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted consistently for treating government action on climate change as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing transparency of big business by making information public. votes
  • Voted consistently for creating a federal Anti-Corruption Commission. votes
  • Voted consistently for a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for stopping tax avoidance or aggressive tax minimisation. votes
  • Voted consistently against putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on a temporary basis as a trial. votes
  • Voted generally against speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally for suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally for letting all MPs or Senators speak in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing housing affordability. votes
  • Voted consistently for doctor-initiated medical transfers for asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted consistently against drug testing welfare recipients. votes
  • Voted consistently against privatising government services. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing political transparency. votes
  • Voted consistently against a combined Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. votes
  • Voted almost always against political interference in research funding. votes
  • Voted generally against protecting Australian sovereignty in trade agreements. votes
  • Has never voted on community right to say no to nuclear waste disposal sites. votes
  • Voted almost always for for increasing the Youth Allowance rate. votes
  • Voted consistently for Temporary Exclusion Orders. votes
  • Voted consistently for making the cashless debit card program voluntary. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for vocational education. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing access to the JobKeeper Payment. votes
  • Has never voted on assisting the Arts sector through the coronavirus pandemic. votes
  • Has never voted on parliament continuing to meet during the COVID-19 pandemic. votes
  • Has never voted on banning mobiles and other devices in immigration detention. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing state and territory environmental approval powers. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing the cost of humanities degrees. votes
  • Has never voted on extending Jobkeeper Payment. votes
  • Voted generally against implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing support for the Australian film and TV industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for building dedicated quarantine facilities (COVID-19). votes
  • Voted consistently for treating the COVID vaccine rollout as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing workplace protections for women. votes
  • Voted consistently against putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on an ongoing basis. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Mitochondrial Donation Law Reform (Maeve's Law) Bill 2021; Second Reading (30 Nov 2021)

“I begin this contribution on the Mitochondrial Donation Law Reform (Maeve's Law) Bill 2021 by saying that I know that many people on all sides of the House will have deep convictions and strongly held views about the specifics of this bill. This is my personal view that I express, and I obviously respect others who have a different view. In this bill I will be voting to support this...”

Statements by Members: Pampel, Mrs Margot (22 Nov 2021)

“I rise to pay tribute to a remarkable Australian migrant and Holocaust survivor. Margot Pampel nee Reinhardt was born in Jena in Germany in 1922. Although they were not religious, their family had been forced to flee, firstly, Russia and then Poland due to anti-Semitic threats and pogroms. But, as the Nazi regime took hold in Germany, their new home was to become their worst nightmare. She...”

Questions without Notice: COVID-19: Vaccination (22 Nov 2021)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. Why did the Prime Minister, when posting a video of his media conference to Facebook, delete any criticism of the Melbourne protests and only include the sections where he criticised vaccine mandates? Why did the Prime Minister claim he denounced the violent protests when, in fact, he was determined to give comfort to extremists?”

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  • Has spoken in 75 debates in the last year — 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 16–17 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") 121 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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