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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: Interactive Gambling Amendment (National Self-exclusion Register) Bill 2019, National Self-exclusion Register (Cost Recovery Levy) Bill 2019; Second Reading (3 Dec 2019)
“I rise to speak on the Interactive Gambling Amendment (National Self-exclusion Register) Bill 2019 and the National Self-exclusion Register (Cost Recovery Levy) Bill 2019. Labor supports the Interactive Gambling Amendment (National Self-exclusion Register) Bill 2019 and the National Self-exclusion Register (Cost Recovery Levy) Bill 2019—I'd hate to say that 10 times quickly! These bills...”
- Private Members' Business: Captain Cook's Voyage to Australia: 250th Anniversary (2 Dec 2019)
“Thank you, Deputy Speaker; I'm thrilled to be able to second this motion. I'm not going to make a lengthy speech, except to say I congratulate the member for Kingsford Smith, and to say that undertaking this project would make the recognition of James Cook's landing significant.”
- Bills: Social Services Legislation Amendment (Payment Integrity) Bill 2019; Second Reading (2 Dec 2019)
“It's spelt the same way. We know that middle-age and older Australians who have recently been made redundant from industries they have spent their whole lives working in require just a bit more time to retrain to upskill. They may even need to spend more time, as I said, on further education. As I mentioned, the number of Australians over the age of 55 on Newstart has skyrocketed, and the...”
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- Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — 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") 122 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)