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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: Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Flexibility Measures) Bill 2020; Second Reading (13 Feb 2020)
“I rise to support the Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Flexibility Measures) Bill 2020 and move the amendment circulated in my name: That all words after "That" be omitted with a view to substituting the following words: "whilst not declining to give the bill a second reading, the House notes: (1) the financial difficulties facing Australian parents juggling young children and work; (2) the...”
- Bills: Migration Amendment (Regulation of Migration Agents) Bill 2019, Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Amendment (Rates of Charge) Bill 2019; Second Reading (12 Feb 2020)
“The amendment is seconded, and I reserve my right to speak.”
- Matters of Public Importance: Closing the Gap (12 Feb 2020)
“One of the most remarkable days of my life was in February 2008. In this building, the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, said sorry and announced a decade to close the gap in seven areas. It has been 12 years since we commenced this national effort to close the gap in the quality-of-life outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. It hasn't happened. While we have made some...”
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- Has spoken in 39 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") 125 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)