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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Barton
  • Shadow Minister for Preventing Family Violence (since 21 Aug 2018)
    Shadow Minister for Families and Social Services (since 21 Aug 2018)
    Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness (House) (since 21 Aug 2018)
    Shadow Minister for Disability and Carers (House) (since 21 Aug 2018)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 2 July 2016 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Linda Burney voted on key issues since 2006:

  • 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

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Statements: Indigenous Affairs (6 Dec 2018)

“by leave—I rise to make a statement on remote Indigenous education in response to the member for Warringah's statement. I acknowledge the member for Warringah's statement, the special envoy for First Nations people. I come to this statement with a wealth of experience in this area. I was a schoolteacher and one of the very early Aboriginal schoolteachers in New South Wales. I began...”

Statements: Indigenous Affairs (6 Dec 2018)

“Borroloola didn't.”

Statements by Members: Mabo, Dr Bonita, AO (5 Dec 2018)

“I rise to firstly acknowledge traditional country—the Ngambri and Ngunawal people of this part of Australia. I rise to acknowledge today, as many other people have done, including the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition, the passing of Dr Mabo. Dr Mabo was an activist for social justice, for human rights and for her people. She was an educator. She was one of 10 children and...”

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  • Has spoken in 51 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") 93 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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