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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Kate Thwaites voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted consistently for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing investment in renewable energy. 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 generally against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted consistently for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted consistently for treating government action on climate change as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing transparency of big business by making information public. votes
  • Voted consistently for creating a federal Anti-Corruption Commission. votes
  • Voted consistently for a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for stopping tax avoidance or aggressive tax minimisation. votes
  • Voted consistently against putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on a temporary basis as a trial. votes
  • Voted generally against speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally for suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally for letting all MPs or Senators speak in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing housing affordability. votes
  • Voted consistently for doctor-initiated medical transfers for asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted consistently against drug testing welfare recipients. votes
  • Voted consistently against privatising government services. votes
  • Has never voted on government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing political transparency. votes
  • Has never voted on a combined Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. votes
  • Voted almost always against political interference in research funding. votes
  • Voted generally against protecting Australian sovereignty in trade agreements. votes
  • Has never voted on community right to say no to nuclear waste disposal sites. votes
  • Has never voted on Temporary Exclusion Orders. votes
  • Voted consistently for making the cashless debit card program voluntary. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for vocational education. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing access to the JobKeeper Payment. votes
  • Has never voted on assisting the Arts sector through the coronavirus pandemic. votes
  • Has never voted on parliament continuing to meet during the COVID-19 pandemic. votes
  • Has never voted on banning mobiles and other devices in immigration detention. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing state and territory environmental approval powers. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing the cost of humanities degrees. votes
  • Has never voted on extending Jobkeeper Payment. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing support for the Australian film and TV industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for building dedicated quarantine facilities (COVID-19). votes
  • Voted consistently for treating the COVID vaccine rollout as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing workplace protections for women. votes
  • Has never voted on putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on an ongoing basis. votes

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Statements: Independent Review into Commonwealth Parliamentary Workplaces (30 Nov 2021)

“There are a lot of very important reports that come to this place, but not all of them get the attention and the action they deserve. Today we received Kate Jenkins's report, Set the standard: report on the Independent Review into Commonwealth Parliamentary Workplaces. It found that one in three people employed in our parliamentary workplace has experienced some kind of harassment and that...”

Grievance Debate: Prime Minister (23 Nov 2021)

“In the three weeks since we were last in this place, I've been pleased to be able to be meeting with my constituents again, face to face rather than virtually. It's been really good to be able to talk to people about how they feel our community and our country are travelling. One of the clearest messages I've been receiving in the last three weeks is about just how disappointed people are...”

Statements by Members: Jagajaga Resilience Awards (22 Nov 2021)

“I want to say congratulations to all the school students in my electorate who are winners of this year's Jagajaga Resilience Award. We have asked so much of our school students over the past couple of years. They have had to move to remote learning. They've missed out on so many of those opportunities and occasions that come with the final years of school, that come with being with their...”

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  • Has spoken in 51 debates in the last year — 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") 84 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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