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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

Matters of Public Importance: Indigenous Affairs (4 Jul 2019)

“I recognise that we are on Ngunawal country and, as I am sure the vast majority of people in this place know, next week is in fact NAIDOC Week. NAIDOC Week is celebrated in mid-July each year, and this year it will run from 7 to 14 July. The theme for NAIDOC Week this year is 'Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let's work together for a shared future'. NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and...”

Condolences: Hawke, Hon. Robert James Lee (Bob), AC (3 Jul 2019)

“I would like to start this condolence motion by recognising that we gather together on Ngunnawal country, as is appropriate when we're speaking about Robert James Lee Hawke. Of course, he was our longest serving Labor Prime Minister and the member for Wills, in Melbourne's north, from 1980 to 1992. We know that Bob was born in Bordertown, South Australia, more than 89 years ago. He lived a...”

Questions without Notice: Budget (4 Apr 2019)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. Is it a moral failure for the Prime Minister to pay for his forecast election surplus by starving the NDIS of money, leaving Australians with a disability without the services they need—like the young family in Victoria whose daughter has an intellectual disability? She waited 10 months for her NDIS funding to be processed, which delayed her getting...”

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  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 107 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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