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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 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

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Bills: Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Bill 2018; Second Reading (19 Feb 2019)

“the Mirarr people. There are a number of clan groups within the Kakadu area. This is a complex system of kinship and, of course, it is also where there is a large gathering every year of many peoples from across this country. It determines this kinship system of how people relate to each other and how they relate to the land. It also goes to issues of the totem system, and that refines your...”

Bills: Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Bill 2018; Second Reading (19 Feb 2019)

“I rise to support the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Bill 2018 and the second reading amendment moved by the member for Lingiari, whose speech I listened to. It was very clear to me that the member for Lingiari has a very deep understanding of the importance of this piece of legislation and, importantly, an incredibly deep understanding of the concept of land when it...”

Ministerial Statements: Closing the Gap (19 Feb 2019)

“I recognise the member for Forde's comments. I also recognise the member for Werriwa, who is in the chamber this afternoon; her commitment to reconciliation is a very genuine one. I'd also like to recognise, to begin with, the Ngunawal and Ngambri people of this part of the world, the traditional owners of Canberra and its surrounds. It is interesting to participate in this debate, because I...”

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  • Has spoken in 49 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") 100 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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