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Julia Irwin, former Representative

Photo of Julia Irwin
  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Fowler
  • Left House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 3 October 1998 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Julia Irwin voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for stem cell research. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Adjournment: (23 Jun 2010)

“I move: That the Main Committee do now adjourn. Question agreed to.”

Competition and Consumer Legislation Amendment Bill 2010: Second Reading (23 Jun 2010)

“I love a meat pie—especially with sauce!”

Competition and Consumer Legislation Amendment Bill 2010: Second Reading (23 Jun 2010)

“Okay; fine.”

More of Julia Irwin's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 1 person is tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 130 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)