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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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Questions without Notice: JobMaker Hiring Credit (12 Nov 2020)

“My question is to the Prime Minister: 48-year-old Nicole lost her job in March and is looking for a full-time position. She says that job ads which express a preference for younger workers eligible for the hiring credit are absolutely discriminatory; they may as well write: 'If you're over this age, please don't even read the advert.' What does the Prime Minister say to Nicole?”

Statements by Members: Women in Parliament (12 Nov 2020)

“Like many members of this House, I have the privilege of speaking with lots of primary school students who are learning about parliament and about our democracy. Almost every time I do this, I am asked by them what it's like to be a woman in parliament. I tell them that it's different to what it's like for men but that that's why it's really important that women are here and that we're...”

Bills: Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Continuation of Cashless Welfare) Bill 2020; Second Reading (12 Nov 2020)

“This is an important debate in this House today, and I'm pleased to be standing here supporting the amendment moved by the member for Barton. Labor does not support this bill, the Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Continuation of Cashless Welfare) Bill 2020. Once again, it's necessary for me to speak out in this chamber against this government basing policies on ideology and not...”

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  • Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 46 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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