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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 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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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Constituency Statements: Barton Electorate: Roads (22 Mar 2021)
“Last year in July the New South Wales government opened the new M8 tunnel. It runs from Beverly Hills to St Peters. At the same time the government introduced a new toll on the M5 East. It runs from Kingsgrove and comes out just before Sydney airport. Both are major pieces of infrastructure in Barton. The New South Wales government promised that the M8 would double the capacity on one of...”
- Bills: Social Services Legislation Amendment (Strengthening Income Support) Bill 2021; Consideration in Detail (17 Mar 2021)
“I move the amendment circulated in my name: (1) Schedule 1, page 22 (after line 18), at the end of the Schedule, add: Part 6—Mutual obligation Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 40 At the end of Subdivision A of Division 3AA of Part 3 Add: 42ABA General principles (1) The Secretary must exercise his or her mutual obligation powers consistently with the...”
- Bills: Social Services Legislation Amendment (Strengthening Income Support) Bill 2021; Second Reading (16 Mar 2021)
“Monday 23 March 2020 is a day I will never forget. It is a day that none of us will forget. Long queues formed outside Centrelink shopfronts around the nation. We all remember them on our television screens. I could see them in my electorate as I drove to work, as others could. I went to a queue in Rockdale, and people were in shock. There were phone calls to my office from anxious residents...”
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- Has spoken in 47 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.
- 8 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Linda Burney speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 159 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)