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  • Liberal Party Representative for Kooyong
  • Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and the Digital Economy in the House (since 8 Oct 2021)
    Minister for Finance in the House (since 8 Oct 2021)
    Treasurer (since 24 Aug 2018)
    Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party (since 24 Aug 2018)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Josh Frydenberg voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted consistently against same-sex marriage equality. votes
  • Voted consistently against tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted almost always against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted consistently for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted consistently for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted generally for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Has never voted on voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing or removing the Government debt limit. votes
  • Voted consistently against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted almost always for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted consistently against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted consistently against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted consistently against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted consistently for live animal export. votes
  • Voted consistently against carbon farming. votes
  • Voted consistently for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted consistently against re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted consistently for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted consistently against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing access under Freedom of Information law. votes
  • Has never voted on an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted consistently for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
  • Voted consistently for tighter means testing of family payments . votes
  • Voted consistently for deregulating undergraduate university fees. votes
  • Voted consistently against removing children from immigration detention. votes
  • Voted consistently for compensating victims of overseas terrorism since the September 11 attack. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing indexation of HECS-HELP debts. votes
  • Voted consistently for charging postgraduate research students fees. votes
  • Voted consistently against treating government action on climate change as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing transparency of big business by making information public. votes
  • Voted consistently against letting environmental groups challenge the legality of certain government decisions. votes
  • Voted consistently against restricting donations to political parties. votes
  • Voted consistently against creating a federal Anti-Corruption Commission. votes
  • Voted generally for Senate electoral reform. votes
  • Voted consistently against a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently against stopping tax avoidance or aggressive tax minimisation. votes
  • Voted consistently against ending illegal logging. votes
  • Voted consistently for a plebiscite on the carbon pricing mechanism. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for legal aid. votes
  • Voted consistently for putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on a temporary basis as a trial. votes
  • Voted consistently for speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally against suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally against letting all MPs or Senators speak in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing housing affordability. votes
  • Voted consistently against ending immigration detention on Nauru. votes
  • Voted consistently against ending immigration detention on Manus Island. votes
  • Voted consistently for strengthening gun control laws. votes
  • Voted consistently against the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). votes
  • Voted consistently for a same-sex marriage plebiscite. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the initial tax rate for working holiday makers to 19%. votes
  • Voted consistently for an Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC). votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing scrutiny of unions. votes
  • Voted consistently for stopping people who arrive by boat from ever coming to Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently against doctor-initiated medical transfers for asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted consistently for getting rid of Sunday and public holiday penalty rates. votes
  • Voted consistently for reducing the corporate tax rate. votes
  • Voted consistently for the Coalition's new schools funding policy ("Gonski 2.0"). votes
  • Voted consistently against requiring every native title claimant to sign land use agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently against a Royal Commission into Violence and Abuse against People with Disability. votes
  • Voted almost always for drug testing welfare recipients. votes
  • Voted consistently for a citizenship test. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against privatising government services. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the Medicare Levy to pay for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. votes
  • Voted consistently against government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Voted consistently for turning back asylum boats when possible. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against civil celebrants having the right to refuse to marry same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted consistently for greater control over items brought into immigration detention centres. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing eligibility requirements for Australian citizenship. votes
  • Voted consistently for making more water from Murray-Darling Basin available to use. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing penalties for breach of data. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing political transparency. votes
  • Voted consistently for a combined Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. votes
  • Voted almost always for political interference in research funding. votes
  • Voted consistently against protecting Australian sovereignty in trade agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing government support for the dairy industry. votes
  • Voted consistently against community right to say no to nuclear waste disposal sites. votes
  • Voted consistently for Temporary Exclusion Orders. votes
  • Voted consistently against making the cashless debit card program voluntary. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for vocational education. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing access to the JobKeeper Payment. votes
  • Voted consistently against assisting the Arts sector through the coronavirus pandemic. votes
  • Voted consistently against parliament continuing to meet during the COVID-19 pandemic. votes
  • Voted consistently for banning mobiles and other devices in immigration detention. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing state and territory environmental approval powers. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the cost of humanities degrees. votes
  • Voted consistently against extending Jobkeeper Payment. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing support for the Australian film and TV industry. votes
  • Voted consistently against building dedicated quarantine facilities (COVID-19). votes
  • Voted consistently against treating the COVID vaccine rollout as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing workplace protections for women. votes
  • Voted consistently for putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on an ongoing basis. votes

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Questions without Notice: COVID-19: Economy (30 Nov 2021)

“With apology, there is a policy from the Leader of the Opposition, and that's for a national drivers licence. There is a policy from the Leader of the Opposition, and that is to waste $6 billion of taxpayers' money for people who have already had the jab to get a payment. The reality is that this weak Leader of the Opposition will not stand up to the shadow ministers in the Greens.”

Questions without Notice: COVID-19: Economy (30 Nov 2021)

“No.”

Questions without Notice: COVID-19: Economy (30 Nov 2021)

“The fact is that, if given half a chance on the treasury bench, this Leader of the Opposition will increase taxes on the Australian people, whether it's family businesses, whether it's superannuation, whether it's income taxes, whether it's franking credits and retirees or whether it's housing. We know that from their previous record, and we know that from the $387 billion of high taxes they...”

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  • Has spoken in 66 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 18 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 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") 683 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)