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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: Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Coronavirus and Other Measures) Bill 2020; Consideration in Detail (29 Oct 2020)
“Today Labor moved amendments to ensure greater support for those Australians who have been left behind by this government in its economic response to the recession. It is very disappointing that the government has voted against these very reasonable and responsible increases for support. These amendments are modest and provide the government with the flexibility it needs to deliver the...”
- Motions: National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse (29 Oct 2020)
“Two years ago we said sorry to survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. We said to them, 'We hear you and we believe you.' We made a commitment to delivering redress—redress that is timely, redress that does not retraumatise, redress that survivors can have confidence. Today we reaffirm that commitment. We also acknowledge the work of many brave people and advocates through the...”
- Bills: Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Coronavirus and Other Measures) Bill 2020; Second Reading (28 Oct 2020)
“I rise to speak on the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Coronavirus and Other Measures) Bill 2020. I 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: (1) notes that: (a) since the start of the recession, the number of people...”
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- Has spoken in 35 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") 134 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)