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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 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

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Committees: Joint Select Committee on Implementation of the National Redress Scheme; Appointment (10 Sep 2019)

“I will not reread what I have already said but go on from where I finished up. In the last parliament, Senator Derryn Hinch was the chair of an important committee looking at the implementation of the scheme. This committee was not dominated by the government or by the opposition. It worked collaboratively across the parliament to make recommendations about how the redress scheme could be...”

Committees: Joint Select Committee on Implementation of the National Redress Scheme; Appointment (10 Sep 2019)

“The Royal Commission into the Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse was a turning point for this country and a very significant part of the parliament's response to what was the establishment of a national redress scheme. It is incredibly important that the implementation of the Redress Scheme is carefully scrutinised. Already, many serious concerns have been brought to light about...”

Committees: Joint Select Committee on Implementation of the National Redress Scheme; Appointment (10 Sep 2019)

“It is hard to hear myself. Mr Deputy Speaker Vasta, can we ask people to be quiet?”

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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") 113 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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