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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Josh Burns voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted moderately against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Statements by Members: Middle East (12 May 2021)
“I want to speak about the very distressing events occurring in Israel and the Palestinian territories over the past few days. I'm sure I speak for all Australians when I say that any loss of civilian lives is heartbreaking and unacceptable. It is especially a tragedy when we see children become victims of a cycle of violence. We all want to see this violence end, and we want to see...”
- Private Members' Business: Housing (12 May 2021)
“I move: That this House: (1) recognises that every Australian should have access to safe and secure housing; (a) the rate of home ownership continues to decline due to this Government's inaction and lack of leadership on federal housing policy; (b) the rising cost of rent is pushing more Australians into rental stress; (c) more investment in social housing is needed immediately to address the...”
- Bills: Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2020-2021, Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2020-2021; Second Reading (24 Mar 2021)
“This government only cares about this government. They don't care about the Australian people. They are obsessed with themselves. They are obsessed with covering the backs of each other. They are obsessed with talking about each other. They are obsessed with covering up and dealing with the political scandals that riddle this government each and every day. But I tell you what this government...”
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- Has spoken in 68 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") 86 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)