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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Julia Banks voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted moderately for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
- Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
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- Sometimes rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Questions without Notice: Flinders Electorate: Natural Gas (4 Apr 2019)
“My question is to the Minister for the Environment. Minister, I refer to the proposed AGL project for a floating gas import terminal at Crib Point, Western Port Bay, and a 55-kilometre pipeline through marine wetlands in the seat of Flinders. The current member for Flinders has stated that he opposes the project. Does the minister agree with the member for Flinders, and has the member for...”
- Bills: Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2018-2019, Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2018-2019, Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 2) 2018-2019; Second Reading (2 Apr 2019)
“Climate change inaction has been the hallmark of both major political parties. It has underpinned chaos and political power plays for too long. For too long, words by both major parties have been just that: empty words, words they have used to pretend they care about climate action and policy, words which suddenly come to the fore with a pending election, words which find their way onto...”
- Statements by Members: Parliament: Equal Representation (21 Feb 2019)
“This week we have heard some wonderful valedictory speeches from female MPs in this parliament. From across the political divide, their speeches have shown that they all have big hearts and they all have great minds, and they've all contributed so much to our nation's interest and those of their local communities. But we need more female hearts and minds in this parliament. Equal...”
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- Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 1 comment on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
- This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 19–20 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") 104 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)