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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Lisa Chesters voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • 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 temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Has never voted on encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Bills: Fair Work Laws Amendment (Proper Use of Worker Benefits) Bill 2019; Second Reading (1 Aug 2019)

“I second the amendment, and rise to say a few words in support of the amendment before my colleague the member for Fraser makes his first speech in this place. The member for Watson has outlined the flaws in this Fair Work Laws Amendment (Proper Use of Worker Benefits) Bill 2019 in a way that many of us on this side could probably not compete with. He has actually set out in fine detail that...”

Private Members' Business: Vision Australia Radio Funding (29 Jul 2019)

“I move: That this House: (1) notes that Vision Australia's radio broadcast is at risk of ending at the end of 2019 due to a lack of funding; (2) acknowledges that: (a) this organisation is receiving some Government funding, but more is needed to cover running costs; and (b) 700,000 listeners tune into Vision Australia Radio each year and that there are around 800 volunteers across 10 stations...”

Bills: Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2019; Second Reading (29 Jul 2019)

“I rise to speak in favour of the amendment moved by the member for Hunter. It disappoints me that I am here speaking again on this bill. The government have danced around reforms to the farm household support since they've been in government. Here we are again, and we're finally dealing with it. The member for Hunter does raise some valid questions. Have they finally got it right? Are the...”

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  • Has spoken in 52 debates in the last year — above 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 15–16 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") 446 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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