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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
- Voted a mixture of for and against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted very strongly 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: Broadcasting Services Amendment (Regional Commercial Radio and Other Measures) Bill 2020; Second Reading (2 Sep 2020)
“[by video link] I'm pleased to be contributing to this debate today on the Broadcasting Services Amendment (Regional Commercial Radio and Other Measures) Bill 2020, because there is no doubt that regional media has been hit by a triple whammy: digital disruption, COVID-19 and, of course, this government, which has done absolutely nothing about it. It's not just regional media that's in...”
- Statements by Members: JobKeeper: Small Business (1 Sep 2020)
“[by video link] I'm highlighting the position of small businesses in my electorate shut out of JobKeeper because of unfair anomalies put in place by this government. I've been contacted by a number of people with small businesses who are being excluded from JobKeeper because of technicalities. Erin and Caitlin run a local hairdressing business in Greensborough. They opened their business at...”
- Matters of Public Importance: National Integrity Commission (27 Aug 2020)
“It is a difficult time for our community here in Victoria. We're anxious. We're tired. All the while, we're hoping that our efforts mean our COVID case numbers continue to head in the right direction. I am really grateful that this week our parliament has been able to work out the technology and the procedures for me to be able to participate remotely, because it's part of me being...”
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- Has spoken in 33 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") 32 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)