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Kerry Rea, former Representative

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Bonner
  • Left House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — unknown
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Kerry Rea voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted consistently for same-sex marriage equality. votes
  • Voted consistently against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted consistently for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted consistently against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing or removing the Government debt limit. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted consistently for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted consistently for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted consistently against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted consistently against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted consistently for restricting donations to political parties. votes
  • Voted generally for speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently against suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently against letting all MPs or Senators speak in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing political transparency. votes
  • Voted consistently for for increasing the Youth Allowance rate. votes
  • Voted almost always for implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Education (23 Jun 2010)

“My question is to the Minister for Education, Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Minister for Social Inclusion and Deputy Prime Minister. Will the Deputy Prime Minister update the House on recent developments in policies to support regional education?”

Questions without Notice: Families (21 Jun 2010)

“My question is directed to the Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. How is the government supporting families, and are there any challenges to this support?”

Questions without Notice: Maternity Care (16 Jun 2010)

“My question is to the Minister for Health and Ageing. How is the government providing more choice and information for women and families in maternity care—”

More of Kerry Rea's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 8 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 77 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)