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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.
- Adjournment: Covid-19 (1 Sep 2021)
“[by video link] It has been a very difficult period in Victoria, in New South Wales and across the country over the last little while. We have a virus that is raging out of control, unfortunately, in New South Wales, and today was a difficult day with the Victorian Premier saying that it's unlikely that the number of people with coronavirus will come down in this state. We are almost a month...”
- Motions: Australian Flag (30 Aug 2021)
“[by video link] I can see that there are a few Carlton supporters in the chamber. None of us now have a bit of extra time in September—we usually do at this time of the year! Anyway, I'm pleased to talk about the motion put forward by the member today, and to talk about our flags, because I have a few things to say about our flags. First of all, the Australian flag flies proudly on top...”
- Statements by Members: Covid-19 (25 Aug 2021)
“[by video link] We must come out of lockdown, but we must do it safely, and the frustrating thing in the situation that we are presented with today is: had the Prime Minister stuck with the original vaccination targets, had he stuck with his original plan, we would already have between 70 and 80 per cent of our country fully vaccinated. The Prime Minister threw his hands in the air; he said...”
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- Has spoken in 85 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") 114 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)