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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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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2021-2022; Consideration in Detail (21 Jun 2021)

“The past year has reminded all Australians of the importance and the value of our social security system. It exists and functions to ensure that Australians can live with dignity, no matter their employment status, their age or whether they or a loved one have a disability. Australians understand that life can be random and unpredictable. You never know when one day you may need a bit of...”

Constituency Statements: Clemton Park Public School (16 Jun 2021)

“Today I would like to acknowledge the teachers and students at Clemton Park primary school. I had the privilege of visiting the school last Monday 7 June. I want to thank in particular year 3 teacher Anna Sexton; Paul Robinson, the principal; and of course the wonderful students of years 3 and 4. I first started visiting the school many years ago when I was the state member for Canterbury. On...”

Constituency Statements: Small Business (16 Jun 2021)

“I withdraw.”

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  • Has spoken in 46 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") 164 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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