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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 very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly 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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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: JobKeeper Payment (3 Sep 2020)

“[by video link] My question is to the Prime Minister. Lisa is a part-time tutor with two kids. What is the Prime Minister's response to Lisa, who says, 'We don't have any savings, and my partner is unwell and unable to seek work to assist with bills. I am so afraid of what will happen to my family if the proposed change to JobKeeper rate goes through.'”

Bills: Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Streamlining Environmental Approvals) Bill 2020; Second Reading (3 Sep 2020)

“[by video link] I rise to speak on the amendments to the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act. It gives me no great pleasure to say that the Labor Party will not be supporting this amendment to this important piece of legislation, the EPBC Act, although I think every Labor member in this place wants to support an amendment to it. I take this opportunity to commend the...”

Statements by Members: Moore-Gilbert, Dr Kylie (1 Sep 2020)

“[by video link] Today marks 719 days since Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert, an Australian academic who lived in my electorate, was imprisoned in Iran on charges of espionage. Dr Moore-Gilbert and the Australian parliament reject these charges. She was attending a conference in Tehran in September 2018 when she was arrested at the airport as she was about to leave the country. She was charged,...”

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  • Has spoken in 52 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") 48 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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