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- Australian Labor Party Representative for Barton
- Shadow Minister for Indigenous Australians (since 2 Jun 2019)
Shadow Minister for Families and Social Services (since 21 Aug 2018)
- Entered House of Representatives on 2 July 2016 — Federal election
- Email me whenever Linda Burney speaks (no more than once per day)
Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Linda Burney voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted moderately against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. 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: Australian Education Amendment (Direct Measure of Income) Bill 2020; Second Reading (4 Mar 2020)
“I move: That the Member be no longer heard.”
- Constituency Statements: Barton Electorate: Community Events (3 Mar 2020)
“. On Sunday I attended a Clean Up Australia Day activity hosted by Advance Diversity Services at Hogben Park in Kogarah in the electorate of Barton. In recognising this day, I'd like to also recognise the late Ian Kiernan, the founder of clean up Australia. Seventy members of the Nepalese and Chinese communities from Barton—grandparents, parents and children—all joined together to...”
- Adjournment: Barton Electorate: Coronavirus (27 Feb 2020)
“I want to pay tribute to and express my support for the local businesses in Hurstville in the electorate of Barton. I am proud that the electorate of Barton is one of the most culturally diverse electorates in Australia. It is home to one of the largest Chinese communities in Australia. Barton reflects the face of modern Australia. As we all know, this is an anxious and difficult time for our...”
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- Has spoken in 40 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.
- 7 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Linda Burney speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 127 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)