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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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Bills: National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Amendment Bill 2021; Second Reading (1 Sep 2021)

“[by video link] Child sex abuse survivors deserve better from the Morrison government. This bill goes some way to improving the National Redress Scheme, but it is in no way enough. It is almost a decade since the announcement of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Survivors are getting older, many are still waiting for redress and some are tragically dying...”

Statements by Members: Medicare (31 Aug 2021)

“[by video link] I begin today by registering my ongoing thanks to all the healthcare workers here in Jagajaga—the nurses, doctors and pharmacists—administering vaccines and caring for people in really difficult and tiring circumstances, and our community health services and our hospitals. Please know you have the support and thanks of our community. We value you and the essential...”

Adjournment: Morrison Government (25 Aug 2021)

“[by video link] Last week, I held a community forum, together with the member for Isaacs, about the need for a federal anticorruption commission and Labor's commitment to establish a genuinely independent commission. Despite members of my community being way beyond the point of jumping on a Zoom meeting just for idle curiosity during our sixth lockdown, more than 70 locals participated in our...”

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  • Has spoken in 54 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") 71 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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