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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.
- Bills: Higher Education Support Amendment (Freedom of Speech) Bill 2020; Second Reading (23 Feb 2021)
“I second the amendment and reserve my right to speak.”
- Adjournment: Members of Parliament: Conduct (22 Feb 2021)
“I rise tonight to address a few matters which I really wish I didn't have to. I rise tonight to address matters and behaviours of this government which I really don't want to but which I feel I have to. I feel that this place, this chamber, is the appropriate place to do so because this place and this chamber should stand as the place to defend things in this country that we hold dear and the...”
- Private Members' Business: COVID-19: International Travel (22 Feb 2021)
“There are moments in this place when hypocrisy knows no bounds, and this motion is one of those moments. Let me take you back to when we were in the middle of stage 4 lockdown in Victoria. Things were pretty rough. Families were distressed and there were a lot of COVID cases. The contact tracers were struggling to keep up with demand, and eventually we saw the Victorian case numbers come...”
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- Has spoken in 58 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") 76 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)