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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
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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 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 more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted strongly 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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Bills: Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Extension of Coronavirus Support) Bill 2020; Consideration of Senate Message (10 Dec 2020)

“You might think it's funny, but people who are unemployed won't, friend. They just won't. So I suggest that you listen to what I've got to say. What does it say about this Prime Minister? Let's reflect on what this amendment will actually do. It will allow the minister to continue paying the coronavirus supplement after March next year. By refusing to accept this amendment, the government is...”

Bills: Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Extension of Coronavirus Support) Bill 2020; Consideration of Senate Message (10 Dec 2020)

“I want every single person on the other side of this House to listen to what I've got to say, because this is your parting message to the people of this country—the people who have lost their jobs and the people who are unemployed. The Prime Minister's decision to oppose this amendment is a rotten Christmas present for 1.8 million Australians. It's cruel and it's an insight into the...”

Bills: Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Continuation of Cashless Welfare) Bill 2020; Consideration of Senate Message (10 Dec 2020)

“Thank you. The government has consistently failed to prove this works. It has refused to release the much anticipated $2.5 million University of Adelaide evaluation. This has caused significant hardship for the people placed on this card. Many have been prevented from purchasing basics and essentials at affordable prices. It is structurally racist, with two-thirds of participants being First...”

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  • Has spoken in 48 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") 148 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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