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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 more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted moderately for 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
- Voted strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
- Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Questions without Notice: COVID-19: Vaccination (25 Feb 2021)
“My question is to the Minister for Health and Aged Care. COVID vaccinations at the Benetas nursing home at Kangaroo Flat were meant to begin yesterday. A constituent told me that he was there with his grandmother, who gets really anxious about needles, and 49 residents and their families were waiting. The facility had put on extra staff, but the Commonwealth's private contractor never showed...”
- Constituency Statements: HomeBuilder Program (25 Feb 2021)
“On the HomeBuilder program, I've had a number of contractors and people involved in the home-building industry reach out to me who are very concerned about the hard deadline that this government has imposed by when builds must begin. In Bendigo, we have steady growth. Every year, we have new homes being built. But the HomeBuilder program caught many of them off guard, and there are now...”
- Statements by Members: COVID-19: Income Support Payments (23 Feb 2021)
“An interjection: 'Move out to the bush!' This government is also saying that an employer will now have the ability to dob in people who refuse jobs. People could turn down work, turn down extra shifts, for childcare reasons. We don't have a flexible childcare system in this country. We don't have the ability to support mothers looking for work in this country. There are many reasons why...”
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- Has spoken in 59 debates in the last year — 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 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") 495 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)