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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.
- Adjournment: Pensions and Benefits (18 Jun 2020)
“Australian workers and people living in this country should be very proud of what Australia puts forward as our social safety net. It is a safety net borne out of a Labor legacy, through the leadership of the Fisher Labor government, with the age pension, and, of course, in 1944, the bringing in of social security and unemployment payments. Perhaps Australia's war experience, and the very...”
- Statements by Members: Black Lives Matter Movement, Stoker, Senator Amanda (16 Jun 2020)
“Three weeks ago in America, a black American man, an African-American man, was killed at the hands—or the knee—of a Minneapolis police officer. His name was George Floyd. He was knelt on for over 8½ minutes. His last words were, 'I can't breathe.' He was choked and the world let out a primal scream: enough is enough. No more to inequality, no more to racism, no more to black...”
- Bills: National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Amendment (Governance and Other Matters) Bill 2020; Second Reading (15 Jun 2020)
“The amendment is seconded, and I reserve my right to speak.”
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- Has spoken in 40 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") 129 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)