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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Kate Thwaites voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Has never voted on 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: Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standards and Assurance) Bill 2021; Second Reading (23 Jun 2021)
“I rise to add my voice to the many on this side of the chamber and the member for Indi who have pointed out the many flaws in the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standards and Assurance) Bill 2021 and their serious concerns about the climate and the environmental crisis that this country is facing and that this bill does not address. As the member for Indi...”
- Statements by Members: Child Care (23 Jun 2021)
“In 2021, it is almost unbelievable that I have to stand here to condemn members of the Morrison government for judging and shaming Australian families for trying to balance work and family life—that members of the coalition told their party room they were concerned that spending on child care might lead women to 'outsource parenting'. Australian families do not need the moral judgements...”
- Bills: COVID-19 Disaster Payment (Funding Arrangements) Bill 2021; Second Reading (22 Jun 2021)
“This COVID-19 disaster payment was welcome relief to many Victorians and many people in my community when it was finally announced at the start of this month, halfway through the lockdown that we have just come through. Let's be clear: the Morrison government was dragged kicking and screaming by Labor and the Victorian state government to offer this support. We know that this was the Morrison...”
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- Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — below 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") 64 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)